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My last post was a tutorial on how to make organic cream cheese from plain yogurt. Plain cream cheese is great but I get bored easily so here’s one variation I’ve been thinking about making for awhile that turned out fantastic. I love london fog lattes. Earl Grey tea, steamed milk(almond milk for the lactards like me) and vanilla is such a great combo. I suggest trying this, or come up with your own variations and let me know how it goes!

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Start with your homemade cream cheese. I used 1 cup of cream cheese for this recipe.

To make this london fog cream cheese I made an earl grey tea reduction, which is quite easy. I steeped 3 earl grey tea bags in a cup of water and added 1/2 cup or organic cane sugar. I brought it to a boil, removed the tea bags, turned the heat to medium and let it reduce slowly.

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You should get about 2-3 tablespoons of syrup once it has reduced. If you let it go too long and its too thick just add a bit of water and warm it on low heat. Add a tablespoon of the reduction to the cream cheese. You can add more or less, it depends on how sweet you’d like the cream cheese to end up.

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Add fresh vanilla to the cream cheese. I scraped out 1 full vanilla bean. You can also add a few drops of vanilla extract.

 

You’re left with amazing london fog cream cheese. Enjoy!

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