Homemade Crème Fraîche

Homemade Crème FraîcheRecipe
Photo: Jeffery Cross; Styling: Jeffrey Larsen

Silky, tangy crème fraîche can get pricey used in quantity. Luckily, making your own is a snap, and about half the price.

Makes 1 cup


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1 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons buttermilk


Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Stand: 8 Hours

Pour cream and buttermilk into a small bowl and stir to combine. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and let sit at room temperature until thickened, at least 8 hours or overnight. Stir; keep chilled and use within 1 week.

Created date

October 2015