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Creme Fraiche

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Ingredients
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Buttermilk/Yogurt / sour cream 2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1 In a jar put the heavy cream and add buttermilk/yogurt or commercial sour cream.Mix well.
2 Cover the jar loosely and place it either at room temperature of 85 degrees Farenheit for minimum 8 hours or let it stand in the oven with the pilot light on for minimum 8 hours or overnight.

FINAlIZING
3 Stir the contents of the jar , cover again and refrigerate.
4 On cooling the cream will become thick and therefore will be ready to use.

SERVING
5 Can be served with fruits or desserts.

TIPS
On a temperature less than 85 degrees farenheit, the cream must be allowed to stand for 24 to 36 hours.
Creme Fraiche can also be used as a substitute for sour cream and unlike sour cream it will not curdle on boiling.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Buttermilk
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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