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Only 2 ingredients needed for this creamy homemade mascarpone cheese and less expensive than store bought. Mascarpone served as a spread

Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

Only 2 ingredients needed for this creamy homemade mascarpone cheese and less expensive than store bought. It's perfect as a spread or use in sweet or savory dishes

Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 1 day
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 103 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Heavy Cream chilled
  • 2 tablespoons Lime Juice

Instructions

  1. Whip heavy creamy while adding the lime juice until stiff peaks form

  2. Place a colander over a bowl and line it with cheese cloth

  3. Place the cream into the colander. Cover with the cheesecloth and refrigerate for at least 24 hours

  4. Place cheese into a platter or container and enjoy

Recipe Notes

You may add salt, herbs, spices or nuts to your mixture before placing it in the colander. 

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Mascarpone Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 103 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 11mg0%
Potassium 22mg1%
Vitamin A 435IU9%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 19mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.