National Cheesecake Day 2016

When: National Cheesecake day is celebrated on the 30th of July every year.


Cheesecake has been a popular dessert item for the longest time in modern food history. Hence this day is celebrated throughout the world. Cheesecake is a simple yet very tasty dessert that can be enjoyed plain or with fruit or cream toppings. What is more interesting about cheesecake is that it is easy to prepare and comes in baked and unbaked versions.


Cheesecake was popular dish even in ancient Greece as mentioned in the book of Aegimus Cato the Elder's De Agri Cultura, who described the art of cheesecake making in great detail. The modern cheesecake was created independently by William Lawrence, a dairyman from New York, in the year 1872. Later this was improvised by James Kraft in 1912 who developed the pasteurized cream cheese called Philadelphia cream cheese, a vital ingredient for making cheesecake.

How to celebrate

Cheesecake day is best celebrated by tasting one. On this day many of the best restaurants and bakeries serve cheesecake specialities. Visit one of them and grab your favorite variety with your family and friends. Alternately, if you like baking, get the recipe and try baking one all by yourself.

National Cheesecake Day 2016