PLANET HOLLYWOOD’S BANANAS FOSTER CHEESECAKE
Yield: 8 servings.
1 1/2 cups Nilla Vanilla cookie crumbs
1/2 cup clarified butter
Butter for greasing pan
Flour for dusting baking pan
Mint and powdered sugar
2 pounds cream cheese
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 ounces each: sugar, sour cream
4 ounces each: butter, brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 ounces banana liqueur
Juice of 1 lemon
Juice of 1/2 of an orange
2 or 3 sliced bananas
1. Mix crumbs, clarified butter. Rub inside of springform pan with butter. Dust with flour. Tamp down mixture forming a short wall up side of pan. Bake at 300 F 5 minutes.
2. Beat cream cheese until smooth. With mixer running, add sugar. With mixer running, add eggs. Add vanilla, sour cream. Pour into cooled crust. Bake at 300 F for 40 minutes.
3. Cook brown sugar, butter until liquefied. Add juices, liqueur, spice. Boil. Reduce heat. Simmer 10 minutes; cool. Saute bananas in butter. Add sauce. Top cheesecake with mixture. Garnish with powdered sugar, mint