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Fromage Blanc Starter Culture

Fromage Blanc Starter Culture

easy to make soft cheese

"You may start eating this and never stop. It's so easy and delicious, I love it!"
–Lindsay, Happy Cheese Maker

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Fromage blanc starter culture is one of the most sensational finds we have made in all our years of cheesemaking. This wonderful cheese is easy to make and tastes amazing.

Fromage Blanc is similar to cream cheese with a delightfully rich flavor, but a fraction of the calories and cholesterol. It can be used in cooking or simply spread on your morning toast. It can also be made to have the texture of sour cream or a thick drained yogurt. Use either whole or skim milk to make it as lean or rich as you like.

This culture can be used to make a traditional German Quark



  • Lactose
  • (LL) lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis
  • (LLC) lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris
  • (LLD) lactococcus lactis subsp. biovar diacetylactis
  • Microbial coagulant enzyme

Store in the freezer for up to 2 years

Each of the five packets will make approximately 2 pounds of fromage blanc

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Yes No Allergens Description Of Components
X Peanuts
X Tree Nuts
X Sesame
X Milk
X Eggs
X Fish
X Crustaceans
X Shellfish
X Soy
X Wheat
X Triticale
X Mustard
X Sulfites


  • Heat 1 gallon of milk to 86ºF
  • Add 1 packet of fromage blanc to milk, let rehydrate for 1-3 minutes
  • Stir milk for 1-2 minutes
  • Let set for 6-12 hours
  • Drain in Butter Muslin for 6-12 hours
  • Store finished cheese in a refrigerator for up to one week

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Fromage Blanc Starter Culture

Item# C20

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Wanted to make German Quark and it turned out exactly the way I wanted. Taste is like real Quark and it is easy to make. Texture of the product is smooth. All as expected. Very satisfying.

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Gilbert S.
United States United States

Making quark

I use the Fromage Blanc Starter Culture for making quark. I usually use 2% low temp pasteurized milk along with calcium and let it sit for three days before straining giving it a good tang. The cheese then comes out great and it's easy to add flavors such as jalapeno pepper flakes or basil. We get two pounds of cheese from a gallon of milk.

Brett S.
United States United States

Formage Blanc culture

This culture is easy to use and has a nice flavor. I would highly recommend it

Robert B.
United States United States

Easy and delicious

Great culture and as simple as it gets. Warm milk, add culture, wait 12 hours, drain for 12 hours, then enjoy. Shared with friends from France and they wanted your contact. Thanks!

Monika K.
United States United States

Fromage Blanc C20 Culture

I am from Germany and one of the food items I miss the most here is Quark. Browsing the internet I found the Fromage Blanc C20 Culture reviews and was quite intrigued. Although still being highly sceptical I ordered the C20 Culture anyway - I was desperate. To my utter delight it turned out extremely well! I got the best yield (most Quark) using a highly pasteurized milk (H-Milch in German). Regular whole milk bought in the store did not work nearly as well. The Quark is so delicious and there is basically no difference to Quark bought in Germany. And it is so easy to make. I am very, very happy! Why didn't I try this out earlier?