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sour cream creme fraiche

Recipe by
Tess Geer
Westerville, OH

No need to purchase expensive ready-made Creme Fraiche. This recipe couldn't be easier and the result is outstanding. I've used it for years.

yield 8 -10
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For sour cream creme fraiche

  • 1/2 c
    sour cream, not reduced fat or fat free
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream

How To Make sour cream creme fraiche

  • 1
    Whisk sour cream and heavy cream together in a medium size non-reactive bowl.
  • 2
    Transfer mixture to a non-reactive container and cover. I use a mason jar. Let sit out in a warm spot away from direct sunlight for 12 hours.
  • 3
    After 12 hours, stir the mixture with a wooden spoon. Refrigerate for an additional 24 hours. Will keep for up to two weeks in the fridge.