Creme Fraiche

Creme Fraiche


"This is very much like sour cream yet it is softer and has a little more tang. Use it to garnish anything from pies to soup. Try whipping it with a little bit of sugar for tangy whipped cream!"


servings 103 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 103 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 13 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 19 Ratings


This is the same recipe I got from the chef where I work. You can also use sour cream instead of buttermilk if you don't have it on hand.

For best results, instead of storing in the refrigerator, place on top of a counter. Place a piece of cheese cloth over the top of the bowl and secure it with a rubber band or piece of string. ...

This works just as well with half and half with less calories.

I make mine with equal parts whipping cream & sour cream (8 oz ea). Mix together & leave all day on countertop. I make mine into a horseradish dip for prime rib. I just add some horseradish &...

I haven't tried this recipe yet, but i have read that when making creme fraiche to avoid buying ultra-pasturized whipping cream because it take much longer to thicken. I thought this might help ...

It will be less runny if you use a yogurt maker or put it in the oven at about 100 degrees for five hours or even overnight. Just keep an eye on it so it doesn't start to take on a cheese-like q...

Followed the directions explicitly, this creme fraiche is very runny. I expected it to congeale, but it never did. Same consistency a day and a half later as when I first combined the buttermilk...

This is a good recipe. However, I prefer to let mine cure on a shelf in my kitchen and not the refrigerator. Mine comes out thicker than this.

The creme fraiche was good, but didnt really thicken up the way I hoped... however I whipped it with the mixer and it came out just fine. Prob not the texture you would expect, but served its pu...