TGI Friday's Restaurant Copycat Recipes: Vanilla Bean Cheesecake

A delicious cheesecake made with real vanilla beans, layered with white chocolate mousse and baked in a vanilla graham cracker crust topped with white chocolate shavings and served with a fresh strawberry.

TGI Friday's Restaurant Copycat Recipes: Vanilla Bean Cheesecake

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • cups graham crackers, finely crushed

  • ¼

    cup sugar

  • ½

    cup butter, melted

  • 1

    egg yolk, beaten

  • ¼

    teaspoon vanilla

  • 16

    ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 1

    cup sour cream

  • 2

    tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons butter, softened

  • ½

    teaspoon vanilla

  • Vanilla beans, from one pod

  • 1

    cup whipping cream

  • 2

    tablespoons powdered sugar

  • 4

    ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 4

    ounces white chocolate baking squares, melted

  • 1

    cup whipping cream

  • 1

    tablespoon powdered sugar

  • Beans from one vanilla pod

Directions

CRUST: Crush the graham crackers. Mix in the sugar. Add the egg yolk and vanilla, then stir in the melted butter. Line a springform pan with non-stick foil. Press graham crackers into the pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes or until edges are slightly brown. Remove and let cool. CHEESECAKE: Combine cream cheese, sour cream, corn starch and sugar, mix until sugar is dissolved. Add butter, vanilla and beans, blend until smooth. Don’t over mix. Bake at 350 degrees 30 to 35 minutes. Cool 1 hour. VANILLA BEAN WHIPPED CREAM: In a cold mixing bowl beat cream until soft peaks form. Gradually add powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Put this in a bowl in the fridge. Don’t wash your mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese in it, until fluffy. Add the white chocolate and beat until smooth. Fold in the whipped cream. After the cheesecake has cooled spread the mousse evenly on top. Refrigerate for about an hour then spread the whipped cream on top. Refrigerate several hours before serving


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