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Finnish Squeaky Cheese – Video

A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Finnish Squeaky Cheese

Finnish Squeaky Cheese Recipe

You will need the following:


2 gallons skim milk or raw milk (Whole pasteurized milk will not work; whole raw milk will work great, and the milk from a fresh cow is best!)

1 pint of whipping cream (Use the cream only if you use skim milk. If you use raw milk, you don’t need the cream.)

1/2 c sugar

1 t salt

1/2 vegetable rennet tablet (order from Junket will NOT work for this!

You will also need:

2 pans, 9 or 10 inch round is preferable, but 9 x 13 works well, too.

A long stirring spoon

A 2-gallon bucket with a lid

Meat thermometer

Long knife that will reach the depth of the 2-gallon bucket



Time Required:

About 5 hours

Enjoy the video as you learn how to put it all together to make your first batch of Finnish Squeaky Cheese!

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