Homemade Mascarpone Cheese Recipe

| 12/7/2011 12:20:00 PM

Mascarpone is a soft, mild, sweet Italian cheese most often found in Italian desserts and pastries. It is similar to American cream cheese, but a little more velvety-smooth. Here's a simple recipe for homemade mascarpone cheese. You can find the starter culture at New England Cheesemaking Supply.

homemade mascarpone cheese 


1 quart pasteurized light cream or half-and-half

1 packet direct-set crème fraiche starter culture