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Homemade Crème Fraîche

Makes 1 cup

Hands-on Time
5 mins

Stand Time
8 hrs

Total Time
8 hrs 5 mins

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

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 1 cup heavy whipping cream
 2 tablespoons buttermilk

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.

Nutrition Facts

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