The cheesecake was already known to the ancient Greeks. The Americans have created in the twentieth century. Since then, became a kind of national cake but, according to professionals, there are "more theories about the cheesecake, the people who know how to prepare it."
The cheesecake U.S. is normally constituted by a base wafer, a filling-based cream cheese and eggs and a cover fruit. This cheesecake is baked in the oven, there are countless variations of the recipe, including those which consist of cream cheese and gelatin and do not require oven.
Although born in Greece for a long time cheesecake only became popular in the '70s, when he was one of the most popular desserts in the United States, and especially in New York City.