In case you do decide to make fromage blanc at your next even here is the recipe. And just FYI—this also serves beautifully as a dessert at a dinner party with berries ! Recipe courtesy of the Ina Garten.
32 ounces fromage blanc 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup good honey 4 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest Vanilla seeds scraped from 1 vanilla bean Stir the fromage blanc, cream, honey, vanilla extract, lemon zest, and vanilla seeds together in a medium bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.
We the filled the bottoms of clean jars with honey (your favorite will do), and covered it with the fromage blanc. Refrigerate until event.