Ricotta Cream Cheese

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

This is a low-fat version of the coeur à la crème recipe. The texture is svelte and smooth even though made with ricotta and cottage cheese. Serve it mounded in a bowl with fresh berries or alongside poached or baked fruits. Or use it as a breakfast cheese, spread on toast with jam or preserved fruits.

Dry-curd cottage cheese will make a firm-textured cheese that is ideal for molding. Ordinary cottage cheese will be looser and come out more like very thick pouring cream. You could t