The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant is famous for their delicious one of a kind cheesecakes. They are selling online on their website for anywhere from $25 to $50. Why not make your favorite at home for a lot less. Read on to find out how to make these restaurant copycat recipes in your kitchen. The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant has some very creative items on the menu some of their most popular are their signature pasta dishes. Read on to find out how to make your favorite entrees at home.
Coconut Cream Cheesecake
2 1/2 cups grated fresh coconut
1 cup whipping cream, scalded
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup cold butter, sliced
4 teaspoons granulated sugar
20 ounces cream cheese
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 egg yolks
2 1/2 tablespoons coconut liqueur
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup cream of coconut
1/2 teaspoon coconut liqueur
Toasted coconut flakes (for garnish)
Puree coconut and cream in a blender for 4 minutes; set aside to cool.
Cut butter into flour and 4 teaspoons sugar until mixture resembles small crumbs. Press evenly into bottom of a buttered 10-inch springform pan.
Bake at 325 degrees F for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
Cream together cream cheese and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Stir in cooled coconut puree. Slowly stir in eggs and yolks.
Stir in 2 1/2 tablespoons liqueur, lemon juice and extracts. Pour into prepared crust.
Bake in a 325 degree F oven until sides of cake are dry and center is set, about 1 hour. Allow cheesecake to cool for 30 minutes.
Beat together sour cream, cream of coconut and 1/2 teaspoon liqueur; spread over cheesecake.
Bake at 325 degrees F for 10 minutes. Allow cheesecake to cool for 30 minutes, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
Sprinkle coconut flakes over top before serving.