Ricotta Cheese

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READY IN: 25mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    gallon whole milk
  • 14
    cup heavy cream (or whipping cream)
  • 1
    tablespoon kosher salt
  • 4
    fresh squeezed lemons (strained of pulp and seeds)
  • 1
    cheese cloth (dampened)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put milk, cream, and salt in a large pot and boil to 190 degrees F, stirring occasionally.
  • remove heat, add lemon juice, stir, and wait 3-5 minutes for curds to raise to the top.
  • Set up a strainer over a large bowl to support cheese cloth. Slowly pour entire contents through dampened and double folded cheese cloth. Let drain for 10 minutes.
  • Use cheese cloth to squeeze out excess liquid and place in fridge to firm up.
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