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Creme Fraiche II

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"An easy recipe for creme fraiche that can be made at home if you cannot find it in stores. Use within one week."
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2 d 5 m servings 104
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)


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  1. In a clean jar with a lid, combine the cream and yogurt. Close the lid, and shake vigorously for 1 minute. Leave the jar out on the counter for about 1 day. It should thicken up. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 day before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 104 calories; 11 1 0.7 41 13 Full nutrition

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I love this. I make this during the week, when I am going to have baked potatoes, or need sour cream. It is sooooo easy. I always forget that carton of sour cream that gets pushed to the back...

It didn't thicken up. Any suggestions? I live in Chile and have never found buttermilk, I see that is the most common ingredient.

This is a version of creme fraiche that is very close to the type I find here in Belgium. It’s quite runny and has a less sour taste than the American version. I used homemade yogurt which has a...