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Cream cheese By Fromaggio

Cream cheese
This is a fun and easy cheese to make. After being drained, the final cheese will have a nice spreadable texture to enjoy on bagels, toast, and more!
Difficulty level: beginner
Type of milk: cow
Cheese type: cream-cheese
Cheese style: fresh-soft

Steps

1. Instructions
Please insert the plastic drainer into the heating pot. Then add the soft cutter/mixer on the shaft by pushing it down as far as possible.
2. +Milk
Please add: 3 liter of pasteurized cow milk.
3. +Ingredients
Please add:
1 cup(s) of Cream at 38%
4. +Ingredients
Please add:
1 g of Fromaggio Calcium Chloride Boost
5. Mix
Time: 00:16:00
Temperature: 31 °C
Speed: 50 RPM
6. +Ingredients
Please add:
2 g of Fromaggio Cream Cheese Schmear Culture
7. Mix
Time: 00:00:30
Temperature: 30 °C
Speed: 100 RPM
8. +Ingredients
Please add:
2 g of Fromaggio Microbial Rennet for Soft Cheese
Tip: mixed in 1/8 cup of cool water
9. Mix
Time: 00:00:30
Temperature: 30 °C
Speed: 100 RPM
10. Instructions
In the following 10 hours the curd will acidify, with a cutting step after 4 hours. Your intervention will only be required for the draining step.
11. Heat
Time: 04:00:00
Temperature: OFF
Speed: OFF
12. Cut
Temperature: OFF
Cut Size: Soft
13. Heat
Time: 08:00:00
Temperature: OFF
Speed: OFF
14. Drain
To drain, lift up the drainer by the handle. Put the mesh strainer on top of the heating pot, and the drainer inside of the mesh strainer
Time: 02:00:00
15. Instructions
Using a ladle pour the curd in the mesh strainer
16. Drain
To drain, lift up the drainer by the handle. Put the mesh strainer on top of the heating pot, and the drainer inside of the mesh strainer
Time: 10:00:00
17. Instructions
Transfer the cream cheese into a bowl and scrape it from the mesh strainer to ensure the best yield.
18. +Ingredients
Please add:
2 g of Fromaggio Salt for Cheesemaking
Tip: You can also add herbs and spices at this stage
19. Instructions
With a table spoon, mix the salt evenly into the cheese.Then transfer into a container and refrigerate.
20. Instructions
Enjoy !