Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Easy Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

Mascarpone is an Italian cheese which is used for making the famous desserts Tiramisu and Charlotte..Its an expensive cheese which can be made with just 2 ingredients in the comforts of your home at a very minimal cost.

All you need is
  • 1 lt cream (i used amul)
  • 1 lime.

  • Empty the cream in one bowl place the bowl over double boiler and let it boil.
  • It will take about 15 min ..It wont exactly boil like milk but you will see bubbles at the edges.
  • Squeeze the lime in the cream and continue heating stirring it with a wooden spoon.
  • it will start to curdle not exactly as it curdles while making paneer but it will thicken and cover  back of the spoon like custard.
  • Remove the bowl from water and let it cool for 30- 4o min.
  • Meanwhile, line a sieve with layers of cheesecloth and set it over a bowl. 
  • Transfer the mixture into the lined sieve. Do not squeeze the cheese in the cheesecloth or press on its surface (be patient, it will firm up after refrigeration time). 
  • Once cooled completely, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate (in the sieve) overnight or up to 24 hours.


  1. woww. thanks for sharing it gloria, i didnt know how to prepare this cheese.. shall def go for the recipe and give it a try :) love

  2. thats a wonderful recipe u shared!! thank u :)

  3. Thanks for sharing dear...... Looks so cheesy!!

  4. I made tiramisu from my home made cheese too. Its so easy too, so what's coming next?

  5. Thats an easy and well explained recipe... have been looking for a recipe to try at home. Bookmarked sis:) Will tell you when I make:)

  6. I agree that making is definitely cheaper. I've been buying but after reading through this post, its time to start making.

  7. I have never tried mascarpone at home! Great idea!

  8. lovely post dearthank you for sharing

  9. Homemade is always best.... nice explained..

  10. All that cream scares me....cant afford it


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