Whole Milk Substitute for Heavy Cream

8
Kitchen Crew

By
@JustaPinch

All milk is, is cream that has had some fat removed. Whole milk consists of about 3.5% fat and butter consists of about 80% fat. Heavy cream has a 36% fat ratio. So, when using whole milk in the place of cream, it’s important to put fat back in to bring the fat ratio into balance. Easy to prepare, this heavy cream substitute is not meant for whipping but can be used in many different sauces, dressings, and baked goods.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
yields 1 cup
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

How to Make Whole Milk Substitute for Heavy Cream

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut the butter into pats and place in a microwavable bowl.
  2. Melt the butter in the microwave in 15-second intervals.
  3. Stir the butter in between intervals, until just melted.
  4. Pour the milk into a microwavable bowl.
  5. Microwave the milk in 15-second intervals to warm the milk (2-3 times max). It needs to be a little warm, about room temperature. If the milk is too warm, stir and let sit for a couple of minutes.
  6. Pour the melted butter and the milk into the blender, in that order. Blend for 5 to 10 seconds.
  7. It is ready to use. Do not refrigerate or it will separate.

Printable Recipe Card

About Whole Milk Substitute for Heavy Cream

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 1 Comment & Review

16 No-Bake Dessert Ideas To Make This Summer

16 No-Bake Dessert Ideas To Make This Summer


Turning on the oven during the summer should be illegal. These no-bake dessert ideas are going to be your new favorites! Sweet and rich, these no-bake desserts set up in the fridge or freezer for an easy summer treat. So get ready to indulge in these delicious no-bake desserts!

19 Recipes for Girl’s Night

19 Recipes for Girl’s Night


Oh, we’ll tell you what you want – what you really really want! These girl’s night approved recipes are going to be a hit at your next get together. Full of flavor, these easy appetizers and finger foods are sure to go perfectly with the night’s cocktail of choice. Whether you’re watching The Bachelor, spending […]

5 Stellar Ways To Make Tuna Salad

5 Stellar Ways To Make Tuna Salad


Gone are the days of boring tuna fish sandwiches we used to get in the school cafeteria. Nowadays, a tuna sandwich is still a great lunch option, but it’s loaded with flavor and anything but basic. Easy to make, we’re sharing five stellar ways to make homemade tuna salad.