Happy National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day – March 6, 2022! White Chocolate Cheesecake Day is celebrated every year on March 6, a day dedicated to a Every version of everyone’s favorite dessert. White Cheesecake is a sweet dessert made with soft fresh, cream, or cottage cheese, eggs, and sugar, on a crust of crushed graham crackers, cookies, pastry, or sponge cake. The Cheesecakes can either be baked or frozen until the cheese and other components and elements settle into a solid piece. The dessert is often served topped with fruit, chocolate, compote, or whipped cream. The most common thinks for cheesecake flavors are blueberry and strawberry, but now is about their less popular, most special sibling, the white chocolate cheesecake.
Happy National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day History
Ancient records brings that the early Aztec and Mayan people consumed chocolate in religious rituals. Not chocolate we’re familiar with today, but the cocoa bean. Once early Europeans were introduced to chocolate, many consumed it as a beverage and after gaining popularity, people started experimenting with many recipes. Soon after, chocolate cake food enjoyed unparalleled popularity in the 19th century and people started using chocolate in more baked goods. Confectioners realizing what chocolate in desserts had an immense marketing value.
White chocolate, on the other side, appeared much later. The world famous Nestle company began making white chocolate in the 1930s. Meanwhile, in North America Kuno Baedeker developed white chocolate in 1945. In the strictest sense of the term, white chocolate isn’t chocolate at all. It is made from cocoa butter, sugar, milk solids, and sometimes, vanilla etc. It doesn’t contain cocoa solids, which are found in milk chocolate and dark chocolate.
The origins cheesecake is easily traced. During the 1930s, the famous New York-style cheesecake was made at a restaurant called Lindy’s, combining cream cheese and cake into one delicious treat. While the restaurant shut down in the 1960s, the owner of the restaurant released in the recipe to the public through the magazine Duncan Hines which acclaimed restaurants consult for their food innovations.
Since then – The recipe has traveled far and wide, and today almost every restaurant serves cheesecake with its own variation of the original recipe.