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Creme Fraiche

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  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dairy sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In a small saucepan, blend whipping cream and sour cream with a whisk.
Heat to 90F (30C) over low heat.
Do not allow mixture to become hotter or culture will be inhibited and cream will not thicken.
Pour into a warm sterilized glass jar or bowl; cover lightly.
Store in a dark place 8 to 12 hours or until cream ripens and becomes thick.
Refrigerate after ripening.
Cream will continue to slightly thicken.
Refrigerate 24 hours for best flavor.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1084 Calories from Fat 915

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 102 g157.3%

Saturated Fat 66.3 g331.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 391.2 mg130.4%

Sodium 158.3 mg6.6%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.8%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 17.3 g

Protein 2 g4.8%

Vitamin A 13.2% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 25.9% Iron 1.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Creme Fraiche Recipe