There isn’t much in life that we love better than the rich, tangy flavor of an indulgent cheesecake.  We discovered that life could be sweeter when we were introduced to blueberry cheesecake!

A rich cheesy base topped with a blueberry syrup capped with fresh blueberries is the only thing we can think of that’s better than the New York original!

Blueberry Cheesecake Day was established to ensure that people everywhere knew how incredible this dessert is. This holiday is a great chance for them to try it for themselves!

History Of Blueberry Cheesecake Day

The origins of the cheesecake can be traced back as far as Ancient Greece when the first recipes for this cake were put down.  In the centuries that followed the dish would undergo countless changes.

As different countries embraced this dish regional varieties came to be.  Different combinations of cheese would be used depending on where you were. But the love of cheesecake was universal.

Cream cheese is the favorite primary ingredient in America, while Italian recipes prefer ricotta as a base.  There’s a special kind of curd cheese known as “quark” that’s used in cheesecakes in Poland and Germany.

As these recipes came to be localized new innovations were being made by bakers.  One of these new ideas included the addition of fruit to the cheesecake, and the best of all was the blueberry!

Even better there are a number of variations of blueberry cheesecake as if the original wasn’t good enough!  There are chocolate blueberry cheesecakes, blueberry mint cheesecakes, and even cheesecakes made with kombucha!  

The inventiveness of the cheesecake lover knows no limitations. Blueberry Cheesecake Day is your opportunity to explore them all!

How to Celebrate Blueberry Cheesecake Day

If you love cheesecake and blueberries then this is going to be your favorite holiday to celebrate!  Traditional blueberry cheesecake is just the beginning. By gathering together a large group of friends you can have everyone bring their own variety.  

Don’t forget that there are different varieties of blueberry bush too! You could try it with the rabbiteye blueberry, or the northern highbush blueberry!  Each of these varieties brings their own flavor to the table creating a unique twist on a basic blueberry cheesecake.

Don’t let Blueberry Cheesecake Day pass you by without sampling all the amazing varieties of this cake that the world has to offer!  You’ll be amazed at just how many ways it can be prepared.

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