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Mascarpone Cheese Substitute


The next time you're cooking a meal and realize you forgot to buy mascarpone cheese, this recipe is here to save the day. This substitute works like a charm-- at less than half the cost.

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  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sour cream


Servings 1
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins
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Step 1

Combine well and use in recipes calling for Mascarpone cheese.

NOTE: Do not substitute low fat cream cheese or low fat sour cream!


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