SO SIMPLE YOU CAN MAKE IT AT HOME

Arla Cream Cheese is produced from only four natural ingredients. That’s simply the way a cream cheese should be – creamy and fresh tasting without any artificial additives! The process of making cream cheese is so simple, that anyone can do it! All you need is four natural ingredients; milk, cream, buttermilk and salt and you can make your own great tasting cream cheese without additives.

Home-made Cream Cheese

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  1. Skimmed Milk (800ml)
  2. Cream (100ml)
  3. Buttermilk (50ml)
  4. Salt (pinch 


EQUIPMENT:

  1. Pan
  2. Thermometer
  3. Ladle and spoon
  4. Sieve
  5. Muslin cheesecloth
How to do it!

THE PROCESS

  1. Slowly heat milk and cream to 30° C and take off the heat. Don’t let the mixture boil.
  2. Add buttermilk and thoroughly mix
  3. Leave the mixture to rest at room temperature 20-22° C for 12 hours
  4. After 12 hours the mixture should look like yoghurt and have whey formation on top
  5. Transfer carefully into sieve and muslin to drain the curd
  6. Tie up corners of the muslin, hang and drain for 10-20 hours
  7. Scrape and press the curd to remove the last liquid
  8. Add a pinch of salt and mix
  9. Enjoy your delicious cream cheese
Arla Cream Cheese

Rye Bread and Grilled Vegetables

That delicious smell from the grilled zucchini combined with the freshness from the Arla Cream Cheese is a perfect partnership.

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