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

Elaine Johnson
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Credit: Jeffery Cross; Styling: Jeffrey Larsen

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
5 mins
stand:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 cup
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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