CreamHeavy– 17 fl oz (500 ml)
Lemon Juice – ½ tbsp
Cream cheese is a key ingredient in numerous dishes, from sweet treats such as dessert lasagna and mint chocolate chip pie to savory dishes like casseroles, mashed potatoes, and sandwiches. However, cream cheese tends to be laden with ingredients with E-numbers, gums, and thickeners, to say nothing of its high price. Today, Cook It can’t wait to offer a solution to this problem: make your own homemade cream cheese.
Smooth and creamy soft cheese only requires two ingredients that you probably already have: heavy cream and lemon juice. The process couldn’t be easier either; in fact, it is a perfect cheese for beginners. You could also use this recipe as a little family culinary project to do with your little ones. Are you ready? Let’s start!
Cook, continuously stirring, until it thickens, about 5 minutes. Let cool.
Your homemade cream cheese is ready. It is fluffy and so utterly delicious, you'll be eating it off a spoon. Be sure to share this recipe with your friends — they won't believe they've been purchasing a product that is so easy to make for years!