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Homemade Creme Fraiche

  • Yield: 1 cup


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk


  • In a bowl, combine the cream and buttermilk. Cover with a clean kitchen cloth in a warm, draft-free place and let sit until thickened, but still a pourable consistency, 12 to 16 hours. Stir and refrigerate until ready to use. (Can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.)