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Juustoa - Finnish " Squeaky" Cheese

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“Finnish Squeaky Cheese - when eaten warmed, it squeaks. A favorite in the northern UP/Mich area - and among the Finns. My dad often, would take a cube and drop it in his coffee to heat the cheese. It's very mild.”
1hr 40mins
1 large cheese

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat milk to 90°F and add sugar, cornstarch, salt and rennet.
  2. Stir, and remove from heat.
  3. Let set until gelled.
  4. When set, cut in x's with a spoon until the consistency of cottage cheese.
  5. After cutting, let settle for another 30 minutes until they mat together at the bottom of pot.
  6. Drain off whey.
  7. Place the curd into a 10x12 cake pan and broil until browned.
  8. Remove and cool enough to flip curd over.
  9. Once you flip it over, you may spread with a little butter and lightly salt.
  10. Broil again, until browned.

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