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How To Make Mascarpone Cheese At Home

How To Make Mascarpone Cheese At Home

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  • 4 cupsHeavy cream                          (Amul cream was used here)

  • 2Lemon juice                            tbspMETHOD:


  • 01

    Place the cream in a heavy bottom pan.

  • 02

    Heat the cream on a very low flame, stir occasionally.  Don’t scorch the bottom.

  • 03

    Let it simmer on low flame, don’t allow it to get a boil (If you have a candy thermometer, monitor the temperature.  It should not go beyond 190 degrees farenheit)  This should take around 8 to 10 minutes

  • 04

    Slowly add lemon juice and stir.  Allow it to simmer for 4 to 5 minutes.  Cream will become thick and it will coat the back of the spoon.

  • 05

    Take it off the flame and let it rest for 30mins

  • 06

    Line the strainer with 6 layers of cheese cloth and place it over an empty bowl.

  • 07

    Refrigerate it for 10 to 12 hours or overnight.

  • 08

    Whey will be collected in the bowl.  Discard this whey.

  • 09

    Scrap your mascarpone from the cheese cloth.



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