Cream Cheese Starter Culture

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Cream cheese is a soft, mild-tasting cheese. Traditionally spread on bagels, used as a dip for fruit and vegetables, or as a key ingredient in recipes such as cheesecake, cream cheese is easy to make and a perfect option for beginning and experienced cheesemakers alike. Each packet contains both starter culture and rennet. Just add milk! Full instructions included.

Includes 4 packets of direct-set starter culture. 

Cream Cheese Culture Ingredients: Sucrose, maltodextrins, lactic bacteria (Lactococcus lactis subsp. Lactis, Lactococcus lactis supsp. cremoris), Rennet

Click here for instructions for making cream cheese.

What is a direct-set culture? A direct-set culture is a one-time-use culture, and cannot be recultured (i.e., perpetuated beyond the single batch). Direct-set cultures are often preferred by cheesemakers as they require no maintenance or care. Simply keep the packets in the freezer and remove what you need for your recipe when it's time to make cheese. Most direct-set cultures contain multiple doses to inoculate multiple batches.

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  • From HJ at 4/28/2012 11:51 PM
    • How many ounces does ONE batch make?
    • Each packet of this product will culture between 2 and 4 quarts of milk. Once the milk is cultured, you need to strain it to get the thick consistency of cream cheese, which will reduce the volume... so depending on how much whey you strain out, you may get around half the volume (or more, or less).
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  • From Kathy at 4/23/2012 5:08 PM
    • How long does this last in the frig?
    • The starter will last 3-4 wks at room temp, 6-12 months in the refrigerator, 12+ in the freezer.​
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  • From Judy at 4/13/2012 8:57 AM
    • Is the rennet animal or vegetable?
    • This culture uses vegetable rennet.
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Tastes great and easy to make Review by Jessica
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I just made some cream cheese a few days ago and it turned out great. The only reason I gave it 4 stars for price is that I originally wanted to make cream cheese to save money, but after buying the starter and realizing that one starter packet costs about the same as a brick of cream cheese (not including the price of the milk) I realized that making my own cream cheese wasn't as economical as making my own yogurt. No matter, the cream cheese tastes great and it was a good experience.

(Posted on 10/12/2014)

BEST cream cheese EVER! Review by SprCch
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This culture made the BEST cream cheese I've ever tasted! I added 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt when complete. It is SO good!! Quick, easy and anyone can do it! :)

(Posted on 6/12/2014)

Works great! Review by Tereasa
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I ordered the cream cheese starter culture and I swear it was at my house the next day. Fast delivery. I have used it once and it works very well and is very simple. It was my first time to make cream cheese, I just followed the directions and wa la, cream cheese! I'm looking forward to seeing what else they have and what you can make at home with clean products.

(Posted on 5/30/2014)

easy Review by valerie
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The product was just as described and easy to use. I just followed the included instructions and made amazing cream cheese!! I was shocked at how easy it was! I added chives and garlic powder :) yummy!!!

(Posted on 12/25/2013)

cream cheese starter culture Review by deb
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works great, everything in one little packet, nothing to measure.

(Posted on 12/22/2013)



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