Make The Cheesecake Factory’s Key Lime Cheesecake at home tonight for your family.  Our Secret Restaurant Recipe for their Key Lime Cheesecake  tastes just like The Cheesecake Factory’s.


This is another all-time reader favorite.  Cheesecake Factory’s Key Lime Cheesecake Restaurant Recipe is super-easy to make and you and your family can have the whole cheesecake — not just a slice.

Maybe the kids will actually get more than a small taste of your slice. Or vice versa.  🙂

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Cheesecake Factory’s Key Lime Cheesecake Restaurant Recipe

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 2/3 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter, melted

Filling

  • 1 1/4 pounds Cream Cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 3 tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup Key Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 – 2 drop Green Food Coloring, optional
  • Whipped Cream, for topping


Directions

Crust

  1. Combine crumbs, sugar and butter in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Press the mixture into the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a buttered 9 or 10-inch springform pan.
  3. Bake at 350 F for 10 minutes or until golden.
  4. Transfer the pan to a rack and cool.

Filling

  1. While the crust is cooking, in a large bowl combine the cream cheese and sugar.
  2. Mix at medium speed with an electric mixer until well blended.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Blend in sour cream, flour, lime juice, vanilla and green food coloring.
  5. Pour mixture into cooled crust.
  6. Bake the cheesecake in the 350 F oven for about 15 minutes. Reduce the oven to 250 F and bake for 50 to 55 minutes longer, or until center is barely set.
  7. Remove the cheesecake and cool on a rack.
  8. Once cooled, chill it, covered, overnight.
  9. Using a knife loosen cake from rim of pan. Remove the cheesecake from the pan and transfer it to a cake stand.

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