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Basic homemade cream cheese: you need only 3 ingredients

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Recipe for cream cheese from sour cream. Source: Pexels

Cream cheese is a great base for a variety of quick appetizers. You can buy this product in the store, but it is a much more budget-friendly idea to make it at home. You only need 3 ingredients.

The idea of making cream cheese was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Anna with the nickname filanna.cooking.

Basic homemade cream cheese: you need only 3 ingredients

Ingredients:

  • sour cream – 200 g
  • salt – 1/3 tsp
  • lemon juice – 1/2 tsp
Basic homemade cream cheese: you need only 3 ingredients

Method of preparation:

1. Add salt and lemon juice to sour cream of 15-25% fat content. Mix well.

2. Put a sieve in a deep bowl, with cheesecloth folded 4 times on top.

Basic homemade cream cheese: you need only 3 ingredients

3. Pour the sour cream into the cheesecloth and tie it into a knot so that all the sour cream is inside.

4. You can also put a press on top.

Basic homemade cream cheese: you need only 3 ingredients

5. Put in the refrigerator overnight (for 10-12 hours).

6. After that, take it out and carefully transfer it to a plate.

Basic homemade cream cheese: you need only 3 ingredients

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