It’s National Cheesecake Day!

Close up of a slice of white cheesecake with lemon yellow glaze and a strawberry.

It’s the yummiest holiday of the year! Here are 3 cheesecake bakeries worth a try that are less than 20-minutes away from campus.

Yhanne’s House of Cheesecake: Located in Clayton, NJ, 7 minutes from campus, is a family-oriented cheesecake business best known for the cheesecakes that are “handcrafted and made from scratch.” Yhanne’s House of Cheesecake provides more than 50 flavors such as pumpkin, coconut, s’mores, strawberry, and even sweet potato, all at an affordable price. Specialties include sugar-free, gluten-free, heart-shaped cheesecakes, cupcakes, and even wedding cakes. The business is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars on Google, and many consumers claim they have the best cheesecakes with so many varieties and must give it a try. Yhanne’s House of Cheesecake’s goal is to provide a cheesecake suitable for anyone’s pop, and based on consumer reviews, it seems that they surpassed this goal. They’re open from Tuesday through Saturday, 9 am-5 pm.  

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Chloe’s Creme Puffs: Muffins, jumbo cookies, creme puffs, cannolis, scones, and the ultimate caramel apple cheesecake bar layered with seasoned apples, streusel topping, and homemade caramel sauce are just some of what Chloe’s offers. A family-run establishment just 6 minutes from campus, in Pitman, NJ, customers reviewed the shop as welcoming, friendly, and adorable. Chloe’s is open from Thursday through Saturday 10 am-5 pm.

pretty caramel cheesecake

Liscio’s Italian Bakery: Across town from Rowan is Liscio’s Italian Bakery, a family-run business for over 20 years, just 4 minutes from campus. Filled with amazing flavors, the company provides various cheesecakes such as chocolate chip, caramel apple, and plain. For customer convenience, Liscio’s Italian Bakery allows you to pre-order to avoid waiting in line. The bakery is open every day from 6 am-7 pm. With over 500 reviews, the shop is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars. Customer reviews claim that Liscio’s staff are very welcoming as they pour their passion into the delicious cheesecake.

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Story by: Nene Diallo, senior, Public Relations major

Photo courtesy of: Pixabay 

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