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Homemade Cream Cheese

Rekha Unni
20 minutes
Prep Time
7 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Homemade Cream Cheese RECIPE

Cream Cheese is frequently used for cake, cookies and frosting. I generally use it for cookies, frosting and I like homemade. There are several ways to make the creamcheese. Inspired from the internet, I made it and now whenever I want to make creamcheese this is preferred method for me

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • European
  • Boiling
  • Basic recipe
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1 litre fat milk
  2. 2tbsp Vinegar or lime juice or as required
  3. 1/3 cup Cream (thick)


  1. Boil milk and add vinegar/lime juice. Keep stirring, milk will curdle and seperate as whey and cheese
  2. Allow it to cool slightly. Filter the cheese using muslin or cheese cloth over colander. Drain the liquid.
  3. Run collected cheese under running water to remove the smell of vinegar/lime juice. Now keep it hanging or under some weight for 20-25 minutes to drain excess water
  4. Grind with cream until it's no longer grainy and has got creamy texture to the cheese. Keep scraping sides while grinding. Refrigerate and store it in air tight container. Use it within a week

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Dec-10-2017

Quick and easy to prepare.

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