This delicious holiday celebrates one of the most popular desserts in the world, Strawberry Cheesecake.
Strawberry cheesecake is thought to have originated in New York City in the early 1900s. The first recorded recipe for strawberry cheesecake was in a cookbook published in 1927. Since then, the dessert has become a staple on restaurant menus and in home kitchens around the world.
There are many different ways to make a strawberry cheesecake, so everyone can find a recipe they love. Whether you prefer a classic cheesecake with a graham cracker crust or something more adventurous like strawberry balsamic cheesecake, this holiday is the perfect excuse to indulge.
Here's a simple recipe
1 cup of graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup of melted butter
8 ounces of cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/2 pound of fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2. In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Press mixture into the bottom of an 9 inch springform pan.
3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add sugar and vanilla extract, and beat until well combined. Add eggs, and beat just until combined. Pour mixture over graham cracker crust.
4. Arrange strawberries on top of cheesecake.
5. Bake for 45 minutes, or until cheesecake is set. Cool before serving.
What are you waiting for? Get baking (or order in) and celebrate Strawberry Cheesecake Day!