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Creme Fraiche


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
Cream Fraiche is French preparation that is basically a thickened cream with a nutty flavor. Many recipes call for Creme Fraiche. You can find it a many grocery stores such a Whole Foods however the price is ridiculous. It’s is very easy to make a home and the result will be superior to store brought.
  • With a wire whisk beat the heavy cream vigorously for about 14 to 25 seconds,
  • Add the lemon juice and sour cream.
  • Put in a covered glass of plastic container, cover and let sit at room temperature for about 8 hours.
  • Refrigerate and use in any recipe that calls for sour cream.

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