Creme Fraiche

READY IN: 8hrs 1min
Recipe by Bliss

Put this over a muffin, scone and enjoy. Takes a minute to prepare; 8 hours to sit in fridge.

Top Review by Debs Recipes

I needed a small amount of creme fraiche and this recipe worked well. Thanks for sharing it!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) carton whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons plain yogurt


  1. Combine whipping cream and yogurt in glass container.
  2. Mix well, cover and let stand at room temperature for about 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Next morning, stir and refrigerate.
  4. Once cold, it will thicken.
  5. Makes 1 1/4 c.
  6. When down to the last 2-3 tbs.
  7. creme fraiche, add another 8 oz.
  8. whipping cream, stir, keep warm for 8 hours, chill and you keep the cycle going.
  9. The higher the butterfat content of the whipping cream, the thicker the creme fraiche.
  10. Two or three tablespoons of creme fraiche can be frozen for a starter.

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