su-Homemade Crème Fraîche Image
Photo: Jeffery Cross; Styling: Jeffrey Larsen
Yields Makes 1 cup Hands-on Time 5 mins Stand Time 8 hrs Total Time 8 hrs 5 mins
AuthorElaine Johnson

Silky, tangy crème fraîche can get pricey used in quantity. Luckily, making your own is a snap, and about half the price.

How to Make It

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Pour cream and buttermilk into a small bowl and stir to combine. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and let sit at room temperature until thickened, at least 8 hours or overnight. Stir; keep chilled and use within 1 week.

Ingredients

 1 cup heavy whipping cream
 2 tablespoons buttermilk

Directions

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Pour cream and buttermilk into a small bowl and stir to combine. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and let sit at room temperature until thickened, at least 8 hours or overnight. Stir; keep chilled and use within 1 week.

Homemade Crème Fraîche