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Cheesecake Factory 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 degrees 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.