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Creme Fraiche


  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups whipping cream


  1. Place sour cream in a bowl. Thin sour cream with a little whipping cream, then add remaining whipping cream.
  2. Pour mixture into a clean glass jar, cover loosely, and let thicken at room temperature. This takes about 4 to 12 hours, depending upon warmth of room.
  3. Cover thickened mixture tightly and refrigerate. Chill completely.

Lime Creme Fraîche: Add 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lime peel and 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice to each 1 cup of Creme Fraîche.

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