Ingredients

How to make it

  • Heat milk in heavy, large saucepan over low heat until lukewarm.
  • Pour milk into large bowl.
  • Stir in buttermilk.
  • Cover with kitchen towel.
  • Let stand at room temperature until mixture has formed a soft curd that resembles yoghurt - about 24 hours.
  • Line large colander with clean muslin cloth.
  • Set into sink.
  • Pour milk mixture in.
  • Let drain 10 minutes.
  • Fold cloth over curd to cover.
  • Set colander on rack in deep bowl.
  • Enclose bowl and colander in large plastic bag.
  • Refrigerate until thick cheese forms.
  • Draining off liquid after 8 hours.
  • Transfer cheese to small container.
  • Cover and store in refrigerator up to 4 days.

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    " It was excellent "
    brianna ate it and said...
    Great recipe. Can't wait to try making my own cream cheese. High 5
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  • lasaf 5 years ago
    I will have fun making this. I will also have fun thinking about what I'm going to make with it. Thanks for the post. L..
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  • frankieanne 6 years ago
    I have made cream cheese, too, but with a different method. I will have to try yours next time. Thank you.
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    " It was excellent "
    grandmommy ate it and said...
    This is so nice to have! I can't wait to try this. Thank-you so much for the post.
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    thanks Liezel for a wonderful post i am sure that's how Grandma made them
    have a blessed day
    Mumtaz
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  • lunasea 6 years ago
    Wow - what a great idea! I love cream cheese and would love to make my own. I'll give this a try and report back...great post!
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  • knoxcop 6 years ago
    How interesting! Who knew?
    --Kn0x--
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    " It was excellent "
    ambus ate it and said...
    As usual excellent...Thanks Liezel for your many great recipes.I'm sure this will be helpful.
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    This is so usefull for all of us I think..Thanks for this one Liezel.
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  • nlo209 6 years ago
    This looks very interesting... definitely one to save. Thanx
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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    I made this years ago! Works well... got my 5
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  • robertg 6 years ago
    How much does this make? Like 1 3 oz. package or more? we use quite a lot of cream cheese so would like to make some....Bob
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