CopyCat Cheesecake Factory Confetti Cheesecake
 
Ingredients
Funfetti Cake Layers
  • 1⅔ cup flour
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 8 Tablespoons soft butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • ⅔ cup sprinkles (do not use nonpareils-use jimmies) (You will need even more for garnish later!)
Cheesecake Layer
  • 8 Tablespons softened butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1.5 ounces cook and serve vanilla pudding (use half a package)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
Buttercream
  • 1 pound butter, soft
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Beat butter and sugars creamy.
  2. Add egg, milk and sour cream and blend.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Stir in all dry ingredients just till blended.
  5. Fold in sprinkles very lightly!
  6. Pour into two greased 9 inch pans lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake at 350 for approx 35 mins.
  8. Can loosely cover with foil after 20 mins so they do not brown much.
  9. Let cool.
  10. Turn out of pans and pop in freezer -firm cakes are easier to frost/assemble.
Cheesecake Layer
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Grease one 9 inch pan with shortening, line the pan with parchment and then grease the parchment. Lightly butter the pan sides and Set aside.
  3. Cream butter and sugar in a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment.
  4. Add cream cheese a little at a time until smooth.
  5. Add eggs one at a time.
  6. Add remaining ingredients.
  7. Mix again until smooth.
  8. Pour in pan..
  9. Bake approx 55-60 mins till golden on top and cooked through.
  10. Do not turn out cheesecake when it is finished baking.
  11. Pop in freezer and leave until frozen solid.
  12. Turn out frozen cheesecake layer and peel parchment from the bottom.
Buttercream
  1. Whip butter.
  2. Add sugar.
  3. Add cream and beat on high until fluffy!
  4. If too thick, add more cream.
  5. Divide into 3 bowls.
  6. Color one pnk, one blue, leave one white
Assembly
  1. Lay one funfetti layer on cake plate.
  2. Top with blue frosting.
  3. Next place the cheesecake on top and cover it with pink frosting.
  4. Add second funfetti layer and top with white frosting and extra sprinkles!
  5. Keep chilled and bring to room temp when serving.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/copycat-cheesecake-factory-confetti-cheesecake/