Creme Fraiche - French "Sour Cream"

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Martha Price

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@karenella1

Many recipes call for creme fraiche, a thick, tangy cream similar to sour cream, but smoother and thicker. In France they make it with unpasturized cream, but in the United States we have to improvise by using the natural fermenting agents in buttermilk. Creme Fraiche is great for cooking because of its' rich flavor and stability - it doesn't break down when heated, unlike sour cream.
This recipe is from "Cuisine At Home" magazine.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
About 1 cup
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

How to Make Creme Fraiche - French "Sour Cream"

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix all ingredients together. Cover and let sit at room temperature for 6 - 8 hours, then refrigerate.

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About Creme Fraiche - French "Sour Cream"

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Cream #sour



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