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Celebrate & Indulge on National Cheesecake Day [WATCH]

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National Cheesecake Day is today! That’s right, we celebrate annually on July 30th the richest, most decadent, highest calorie dessert made in America — cheesecake. As food holidays go, this is one of the tastiest, and we highly recommend celebrating it in some form or fashion. We’ll help you celebrate in your own home by watching this video “How to Make Classic Cheesecake” by YouTube user Dulce Delight. It looks AH-MAZING. Follow the instructions and just taste for yourself!

Dulce Delight is founded by Raiza Costa, and below the video is a list of ingredients for the cake she shows us how to bake:

Ingredients:
Crust:
250g(or 1/2 pound)Cinnamon graham cracker
4 tbsp unsalted butter(melted) 
If your graham cracker doesn’t have sugar crust add 1/4 cup sugar and 1 extra tbsp of butter)
Filling:
2 1/2 pounds cream cheese(1kg and 130g at room temperature)
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tbsp lemon zest
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
4 eggs
1 cup sour cream
Caramel topping:
3/4 cup sugar
3 tbsp water
12 tbsp heavy cream
Handful of pecans to sprinkle on top