I just knew there had to be a way to make cream cheese as well! I’ve stuck it in the refrigerator to see if that might help but it is practically a liquid and not the lovely creamy texture in the pictures. Excited to try this and went searching for a bagel recipe on your site! In spite of this, all three are regarded as acid-set. but…for those of us that have to be more mindful of certain fats in our diet for cardiac reasons…..any way you could suggest a lower fat recipe that would be successful? Comes perfect and makes great cheesecake too! I really appreciate your professional take on it and I would love to try it. I haven’t baked with it, but it’s pretty firm from the fridge, like the storebought stuff. I have used a technique for straining the cream cheese and only mixing gently. If it didn’t, I’d repeat the reheating process with more vinegar. Me, me, me! If it’s more low-fat that this, it probably has “other” ingredients in it to make it work. I definitely will try this. If it works, this will be HUGE in my household. Gin Smitten Kitchen Crispy Potatoes Roasted Potatoes Tahini Buttermilk Ice Cream Tequila Lime Chicken Chocolate Roll Cake Writing A Book rhubarb cordial My friend David Lebovitz, OG food blogger and nine-time author, wrote a book on the iconic cocktails, aperitifs, and cafe traditions of France, including 160 recipes, that came out in March. You’ll need to use canned pineapple. Also heat the milk over medium, no higher — will take longer, but drastically reduces the formation of crud on the bottom of the pan. :). I will be sure to come back to this post and let you know how it turned out. Thanks for the tips. I drained it through an old dishcloth. I talk about it in the headnotes above the recipe: If you’ve ever made homemade ricotta, farmers cheese, paneer, or other fresh cheese, this process will be familiar. Slice and serve. 6 months ago: Carrot and White Bean Burgers Can I make this without it? You might want to check out the comment guidelines before chiming in. My hubby cooks and bakes way better than me, so I will have to certainly get him on to the task – haha. It turns any liquid dairy into something lactose free (milk, condensed milk, cream). What makes this one different, so that you only drain for less than 30 minutes. My granddaughter will be delighted too- she loves cream cheese ( and sprinkles!) No. Toss in the walnuts and raisins. What is the MF%? Add the sugar and mix. Yogurt, ricotta- now my own cream cheese! Spoon Cream Cheese Filling over apple mixture, leaving a 1-inch border around edges of pan. I made this recipe this morning, it really did only take 30 minutes! Now it’ll keep me up at night too. I really want to try this! It was my first SK fail – had hardly any curds and it was completely liquid when I processed it, plus refused to set at all. Use it instead of storebought or homemade broth, all or in part. Any idea if Lactose free cow milk would work? Many home cheese makers buy one just for that purpose (especially when you want to make a cheese that has to be held at a specific temp for a period of time). I’ll definitely make it again! I worked as a pastry chef for many years, and am really fussy about butter in baked goods. Any kind of jam using the strawb jam instructions? I always found the package annoying. This looks amazingly easy with a great result. Have the red stripes ever run into the food? I assume it must be that the proportion of fat in our cream is too low (we don’t generally get “heavy” cream, just cream, which is about 40g fat per 100ml). I love this. Ricotta follows the secondary production of whey from rennet-based cheesemaking. I just made this cream cheese – exactly as written, using Organic Valley whole milk and heavy cream (the only brand that didn’t have other stuff listed in the ingredients!) thanks Jen and Deb – I often buy Western or MC Dairy but was intrigued to try and make my own! This I will definitely try!! while I didn’t have cheesecloth, I did have a clean elephant swaddle blanket. I use a heaping tablespoon for 2 cups of cream. I hope it came together, but if it didn’t you might want to take a closer look at the milk you used. First published September 21, 2020 on smittenkitchen.com |, Baked Pasta with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage, https://www.amazon.com/Supplement-Certified-Formulated-Seeking-Health/dp/B003VSTRY8, https://smittenkitchen.com/2007/09/bronx-worthy-bagels/, https://cheesemaking.com/blogs/fun-along-the-whey/problems-with-ultra-pasteurized-milk. My new fav bagel place (Holey Rollers) out here on the west coast does great flavors of cream cheese. Melissa, I have even written twice to Philadelphia HQ and told them the problem when using the soft cream cheese for frosting. Would you use this to bake with or still stick with store bought? Hi Deb. We use a lot of cream cheese and the additives do make me wary so thanks for posting! I’ve used it in cheesecake and it’s quite good. Spiced Apple-Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Icing... Cardamom Spiced Carrot Cake with White Chocolate... Coconut Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Icing Recipe, Chocolate Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Icing Recipe. Do you think my yogurt strainer would work instead of cheesecloth? Meanwhile a package of cream cheese is taunting me from the fridge. I use Westsoy or Eden brand bc they contain just soybeans and salt. Stir to combine. And our whole milk is 3.25%, will that work? We use our meat thermometer for yogurt making. I feel confused; possibly betrayed. I have had batch after batch of soupy cream cheese frosting, and many British friends asking me what they are doing wrong. (My one rigidity, is the need for cream cheese bagels in the morning.) Required fields are marked *. I strained in the mesh bag I use to strain my yogurt — I can’t stand fiddling with cheesecloth. but the directions required basically a full 24 hours and I could never get past it. or just a spoon? Replace the top half and ice the top of the cake, leave the sides bare. It takes me forever to go through a container because a little goes a long way. For the cream, pasteurized is fine but ultra-pasteurized often has gellan gum in it for stability and I would avoid this. This fresh apple cake is a moist, rich spice cake studded with hunks of tart apple and bits of toasted walnuts. Don’t throw out the whey. She says the recipes are designed to be made with stabilizer containing cheese and won’t set up with the ‘natural’ kind. Was excited to see this and couldn’t wait to try it. If liquid, and it definitely clumped, how was the whey? I will definitely stay tuned, and keep my fingers crossed that Deb has solved this problem for us! But do you use organic cream to avoid the stabilizers there? I always have a ton of them and I can just throw them in the wash. Yay. Only a meat thermometer. One idea I’ve considered is to bake a crustless cheesecake using the natural cream cheese and invert it onto a pre-baked crust, to avoid the wetness problem. Using a SV to heat a container of milk for cheese making is so easy and works well. That thin, thin coat of water left in the pan works some chemistry magic to prevent the milk proteins from sticking. The batch I made with whole milk came out great! Batch #1 never got clumps. I am sure you can find it for half that price at many stores. It’s still really liquid. My partner can do goat milk but not cow milk, and goat cream is hard to find. That sounds perfect if you could use a zip bag for milk, cream mix & then add the vinegar to it. Still draining, never got clumps, just looks a bit grainy. As the cream cheese cools, it will firm up, but you can use it right away. ! Reading labels has shocked me – cottage cheese, cream cheese, cream, yogurt – things that should be just a few real ingredients – many contain lots more then that. So when I made at-home bagels I also tried to make more NYC deli-like cream cheese, and could not really find much guidance on the matter on the internet. Have tried adding Guar and Xanthan gum ( not together but on separate occasions) and it makes it thicker but has a funny ‘trampoline’ texture which I don’t like. The only hands-on portion was scraping the cream cheese out of the food processor, and in the case of veggie cream cheese, mincing some vegetables. The primary ingredients of cream cheese are milk and cream combined. They responded but felt there was not a problem. In general, when it’s too watery, one of two things may be the case: the cheesecloth may be too fine (but this, I think is less likely; the reusable stuff I’m using is very fine and still strained in 10 minutes on one batch), or it didn’t have enough acidity to create a curd. It took a long time to drain and I feel like maybe some of the people having troubles are just not letting it get dry enough before blending. Just curious, made in the larger batch size can this recipe for cream cheese be frozen? Measure 3 cups granulated sugar. Stir apples into batter. I have numerous all-white dish towels that are too worn out to be absorbent. Peel and slice apples. It worked beautifully, even without a thermometer to check the temperature of the milk. The vinegar curdles the milk proteins not the lactose. Thank you in advance! ), it was still really soupy. Lemon juice also has a less consistent activity. I made this in 25 minutes. My mind is blown, and relieved to know I can make this! Yay! Strawberry cream cheese is also good on toasted challah or apple slices. Re-heating and adding more vinegar salvaged the cheese. Fresh apple cake with cream cheese frosting, you are that apple something of my eye! Add the lemon juice and the apple cider. Despite making homemade yogurt on a weekly basis, homemade cream cheese had never even crossed my mind. ... Applesauce Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese FrostingGourmet. I was so excited to make this but after following the recipe and buying the right milk, it was far too close to a liquid. Toss in the apples and stir to coat them with the butter. This is one of the very few out of many, many SK recipes that did not work for me. I think I’ll add tomato powder and dried basil to my next batch. It should be between 105-115 degrees F. Anything hotter is likely to kill the yeast, which means the cinnamon rolls will not rise. Then again, you could use that reasoning to reject almost anything here (looking in particular at you, marshmallows) and you’re still here. Swirl filling through apple mixture using a paring knife. Which is also why the ricotta works too because it is also a fresh cheese :). In a separate bowl, whisk together oil, orange juice, sugar, vanilla and eggs. Add natural yogurt and refrigerate an hour or more. I make a ricotta-like cheese with soy milk curdled with lemon or vinegar. And if I’m in the mood, I make butter in my stand mixer with our lovely fresh cream. Nerds unite! The DIY basic ingredient recipe like this cream cheese is what I look for all of the time. Lara. It tastes delicious and is the perfect consistency – THANK YOU! It is a rather fickle technique. Is there something great about it to make the price worth it? Since you mention the salt is so important which ‘fine sea salt’ do you use? Half-and-half isn’t half of each, just to make it more confusing. I am bothered by the stabilizers in cream cheese!! It’s in my fridge now just in case something magical happens. This banana bread roll is filled with a cream cheese frosting and it is delicious. I can’t wait to make this! Or is that just what to expect from homemade vs storebought? Cedar and Phoenicia are the most common brands in Toronto. You’re joking! It should be the latter. Lactose-free milk may not work in homemade yogurt, though, because the lactose has to be converted to lactic acid to acidify the milk. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I have successfully made ricotta with lactose free milk in the past so I imagine it will work here! Can you use half-and-half and add water as sub for whole milk …or whole cream only and add the same amount of water as sub for whole milk — for those who are either lactose intolerant or want to keep their carb count (from the whole milk) down? If so, what percentage vinegar did you use for this? Did it clump up when you added the vinegar? (Sorry for the delay, didn’t get an email showing me there was a reply!). Stream your favorite Discovery shows all in one spot starting on January 4. Next post: whole wheat chocolate oat cookies. Any ideas on what to do w the leftover whey? Homemade cream cheese + homemade soft pretzels such a great combo! Add the egg, flour and vanilla and beat until just blended. Washable and inexpensive (maybe $1 a piece). But with the caveat that I haven’t tested it as either; only as a spread. I seriously dislike vinegar and don’t keep it in the house. I tripled the recipe and strained for 20 minutes and the texture ended up being somewhere between creme fraiche and cream cheese. I guess because there’s so little lactose in it. This turned out perfectly with plain old milk and cream from Trader Joe’s. Thank you….❤️. How much cocoa powder should I add? Sprinkle the streusel over top of the cake. (England and NZ have both had failures because the texture of the cream cheese just wasn’t right. We use our meat thermometer for yogurt making, seems to work just fine. Oh yeah! I just love you. I do find that with lemon juice, however, it’s more perfumed, and you’ll have slightly lemony cream cheese. Thank you for staying relevant! *This* is the recipe I’ve been waiting for!! do you think it will work properly with 1/2 cup half & half and 3 3/4 cup whole milk? The only problem is how much milk it takes to make such a small amount of cheese. Some commercial manufacturers and some home cooks eschew the need for whey—a byproduct vanishingly few home cooks and professional kitchens have on hand and produce themselves—by using whole milk. There’s a vegan bagel shop in my city that has delicious vegan cream cheese, so it must be able to be done. In addition to being far less expensive that Baleine, it comes in a cardboard box which is easier to measure from. AND all this on top of my sourdough bread (resisted for so long, finally succumbed and love the product). If it seems stiffer, you can add some whey back, 1 teaspoon at a time, blending it in. I’d be wary of using this in cheesecake…anytime I make cheesecake and use a brand other than Philadelphia or Trader Joe’s it’s a gamble as to whether or not it’ll work. I’m wondering if anyone else from NZ has tried this? 11 years ago: Cheesecake-Marbled Brownies You might have solved this annoying problem for me! But I suspected this would be a bridge too far. Your email address will not be published. Warp it. Once the cake is completely cool, slather on the easy cream cheese frosting. Anyone else have this result?! Especially, since I have made ricotta before. Butter and flour a loaf pan. And as much as I love cream cheese, I don’t want it as a hot, sweet soup), Meadowfresh cream cheese works in cheesecakes too (just never try with the spreadable version), but philadelphia is definitely a superior product. I’d probably try it with 3/4 cup and the rest whole milk. Tastes great, but wow, there are alot of dishes to wash to make this! Would shelf stable milk work for this recipe? It’s less acidic and has a less neutral flavor. Looks delicious as always Deb! If you increase the size of the recipe, I recommend letting the cheese mixture strain for closer to 40 minutes to get the right moisture levels. And in the case of the flavored cream cheeses, so much better. It will have to be when I next order a delivery so not for a while. I think it will work. So cream cheese would probably work that way too. Works just fine. The equivalent weight would be table/iodized salt but many cooks don’t like the taste. Your email address will not be published. this looks amazing . Just as,delicious..I would strain overnight over the cool kitchen sink , covered with a muslin cloth ….magic..delicious soft cheese for breakfast! Transfer the mixture to a food processor and pulse into a coarse paste. Ok, so I am a person who is kept up at night by the added stabilizers in cream cheese. If it clumps, it should be soupy, but thick-ish, once drained. But even NZ’s cheaper everyday butters are better than the standard butters in Britain or theUS, to my palate at least. I saw this recipe for Apple and Cream Cheese Bundt Cake with Caramel Pecan Frosting at Jenny Bakes. If I remember rightly, it’s just 3 ingredients: milk, salt, acidity regulator. Reserve. This looks mahhvelous! You can stop the process when it’s firm enough to suit you and add salt to taste. Making my own cream cheese sounds like I might be able to get the cream cheese a lot more condensed texture needed for frosting. I ended up adding honey and toasted chopped pecans; for anyone else that wants to try, I doubled the cream cheese recipe and about 3 – 4 tablespoons of honey and around a half cup of chopped, toasted pecans is what seemed right to me. Most of our butter in nz is also pretty terrible . Just strain out the grains and you are good to go. I use lactose free milk to make ricotta frequently, so I’d imagine it would work just fine here. I don’t have a candy thermometer (which is what I assume you use?). The beauty of this cream cheese is that no culture is required. This is going into the to try list. smitten kitchen. And I know there are many European recipes along the lines of quark pie, cheese tarts, etc. Or be ready to play around with your regular recipes until you’re happy. Reserve. Ricotta is lean, generally fresh whey supplemented with whole milk for protein and fat. However I am also lactose intolerant so I can’t use heavy cream. There is very little lactose in heavy cream, something like 0.5gram per 1/2 ounce of cream. It worked a few times but then other times not. I won’t use it to bake with because it’s a bit too much work for something I can get easily, but I do think you could. Tastes delicious none the less! It was delicious! All three are regarded as fresh cheeses and are not generally aged, with some exceptions used to enhance flavor, increase sodium content, or extend shelf life. All of this to say, I can now try to make cream cheese using lactose-free whole milk. The enzymes in fresh pineapple break down protein. Heavy cream is similar to whipping cream but cartons sold as whipping cream are more likely to have stabilizers in them. Add the carrots and apples to the flour mixture, pour the wet ingredients on top and mix until just combined. Grease the heated griddle with butter or baking spray. Unfortunately I didn’t think to compare the protein & fat content with cow’s milk before I threw away the carton. Stir in powdered sugar, vanilla and milk until smooth and runny. Smitten Kitchen's Basic Pizza Dough 6 tablespoons warm water (may need up to 1 or 2 tablespoons more water) 2 tablespoons white wine 3/4 teaspoon active dry yeast 1/2 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 cups flour Whisk wine, water and yeast in a medium bowl until yeast has dissolved. Put the pecans on a sheet pan and put it into the preheated oven for 8 minutes. Stir in apples and vanilla extract. 52% MF, I am so jealous. Caramelized onions, peppery arugula, and a creamy-sharp dressing make this steak sandwich our favorite, and such low-key luxury for the last day of a … Several years ago, after hearing about the diagnosis of a close cousin, my daughter told me she would die if she were ever diagnosed as lactose intolerant. ok this seems obvious to me, but i want to check. If you used organic milk there is a good chance it was ultra pasteurized which will not form bigger curds. She loves her ice cream, yogurt, cream, and CHEESE! Transfer the contents of the cheesecloth to a food processor or blender and blend until very smooth, a few minutes, scraping down as needed. If you used anything that was ultrapasteurized/homogenized, it won’t work. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. It did work. Then give the grains a couple of cups of milk..any kind and the next day you’ll have kefir. I had the same issue and I can’t figure out why. Strain it through cheesecloth over a bowl for ~24-48 hrs and it’ll be the same consistency as cream cheese. I would put Lewis Road unsalted butter (a premium high butterfat butter made in New Zealand) up against some of the best French products. A couple of years later, she got the same diagnosis. Prep Time: 45 mins. Come on; you should try it at least once. Thanks for this recipe – can’t wait to try it! Cheers! Best of luck on your path to wellness ;). If you compare labels on full-fat and low-fat cream cheese versions, even from the same brand, you’ll see a lot of extra ingredients in the the low-fat, gums, etc. I had the same problem as some other commenters, the product after processing was too liquid. Less chance of it going off (which is pretty common in this house). Repeat with the cream cheese filling down the other side of the dough, leaving a 1 1/2-inch border on the top, bottom and each side. It was fine, but not make-again delicious. You know I think this is a brilliant idea! Deb Perelman, award-winning blogger and New York Times best-selling author of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, understands that a happy discovery in the kitchen has the ability to completely change the course of your day.Whether we’re cooking for ourselves, for a date night in, for a Sunday supper with friends, or for family on a busy weeknight, we all want recipes that are unfussy to … Mine firmed up the way block cream cheese does in the fridge. It doesn’t have a vinegar flavor; the vinegar just creates the curds. After heat- and acid-processing both briefly together to coagulate/thicken (but not concentrate), the end result is drained resulting in the characteristic ricotta texture. I’m making a double batch so I’m on the second one and would love to save at least one of them if possible! I followed the recipe exactly, including the ingredient notes. When yogurt is reduced by half it should be thick like cream cheese. I have been looking to make homemade cream cheese for the past couple years and could never find a recipe I liked. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I drained it for 20 minutes and put it in the blender. Add honey, salt and olive oil and stir. I’m going to try this recipe soon, because, … why not? First! In a large mixing bowl, combine apples and sugar. But the internet is full of other more creative ideas, and I’m particularly intrigued by this whey caramel sauce. I decided the ingredients were cheap enough I wouldn’t be too upset if it didn’t work. I will be a hero with this combo!!! It is the casein in the cheese that is holding the cheese together. Can you go into more detail as to what is different and how you get cream cheese vs ricotta? Schmearing evenly across the top ensures that you get the very best possible last bite of the bagel–the sides of the hole (which has the chewiest texture and usually accumulated extra toppings during baking) plus the thickest cream cheese to bagel ratio. I’ll check the next time I’m in the dairy aisle. Does this mean I could make chocolate cream cheese?! So, for me, this is not the answer to my cream cheese for cream cheese frosting. I can’t get block cream cheese, only the spread which is not suitable for either of the above. The plain is, to us, a match for Philadelphia plain, but just a little better. The flavored cream cheeses are better than the best bagel shop’s — especially the veg, IMHO. I will let you know when I get around to trying it. sorry; cream cheese, strawberries, then brown sugar on top, so it caramelizes a bit over teh strawberries : D. Every time I see “heat xxx to yyyF degrees” I wonder….. can I use a sous vide circulator to heat that liquid instead of using the stove? I used whole milk and Whole Foods heavy cream (only ingredients are cream and milk, no gellan gum). When I lifted the cheese cloth out of the strainer a steady stream of whey was pouring out. Set aside. 12 years ago: Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee, Bourbon Peach Hand Pies and Raspberry Breakfast Bars and Braised Romano Beans i can’t get pasteurized cream near me, only ultra, but i normally buy organic valley half & half which is just milk and cream. https://www.loveandoliveoil.com/2020/09/sweet-spicy-pepper-jelly.html#more-51332. It’s a little tangier and looser than cream cheese (sort of a whipped texture), but I actually prefer it. It’s a favorite lunch on a Ritz cracker with a slice of pepperoni or a bit of ham. When I make these kinds of recipes (e.g., ricotta) I use plain/store-brand whole milk – nothing fancy. The Lactose is really only important when you want to ferment the cheese. Great post, thankyou. The only proper way to eat it, like so many things worth eating, is with whipped cream, really an inordinate amount too. Love! I’m probably too lazy, but the firm, cold texture is basically Philadelphia-ish. Thank you. The problem is that Philadelphia brand stop selling the bricks of cream cheese and only marketing the spreadable ‘soft’ cream cheese. I made this and it was good, but something about the “mouthfeel” felt a little off. Directions are simple and easy to make – dangerously easy. When I processed it a second time it came to a nice cream cheese consistency, but the texture on the final product was grainy/pasty. This is awesome. They apparently use buttermilk and cream to make their cream cheese. Maybe I should have drained it longer? I had fun trying it out. My batch is straining now! I use Kells Irish butter and have been very pleased with it. Just follow the description — just below simmering, getting foamy. Deb Perelman loves to cook. I have had good luck with store bought cream cheese frozen for several months and thawed in the fridge. yes! Remove the pan from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes. Maybe I should just try it. 1/2 stick butter, plus extra for loaf pan, 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored, cut into 1/2-inch dice and tossed with a little lemon juice, 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for loaf pan, 3 or 4 grates fresh nutmeg (about 1/2 teaspoon), One 8-ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature. You don’t need a thermometer. Gently and carefully pull the dough over the cream cheese filling, sealing the edge of the dough along the score mark. In Los Angeles, CA, I get SoSalt brand fine sea salt from Sicily at the 99 Cent Store. Can this homemade version be frozen? © 2020 Discovery or its subsidiaries and affiliates. Where I live, we make cream cheese all the time by stirring a bit of salt into sour cream and straining through cheesecloth (OK, where I live everyone uses cloth diapers) overnight. She isn’t a chef or a restaurant owner—she’s never even waitressed. Please let us know how you get on with Deb’s homemade version. The bit of tang in the cream cheese plays nicely with the dense, moist cake. Hope you like it. Deb help! I prefer to use KRAFT PHILADELPHIA CREAM CHEESE BRICK ORIGINAL 8 OZ PACK OF 4 (affiliate link) when I bake. Most of them have cream cheese in them so now I am going to make a few of the favorites with homemade cream cheese. Peel, core and chop apples into 1-inch chunks.Toss with cinnamon and 5 tablespoons sugar and set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and lightly flour one 13x9x2-inch-baking pan. Sure you can buy cream cheese in the shop but if you make it yourself you can make it in the batch size you need. Beat flour mixture into cream cheese mixture. 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