Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

I was going to make a recipe that require half and half, but my husband accidentally brought home whipping cream. I came across this substitute on the internet and thought I'd share it here!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 78 cup milk
  • 78 tablespoon melted butter, cooled


  1. Mix well and use in place of Half and Half.


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Just a helpful tip for those that need to know as i did. 7/8 cup equals 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons........ 7/8 tablespoon equals 2 and 1/2 teaspoons.

nita 284904 southern girl September 04, 2009

I use this recipe all the time! Why buy half and half when you can make it as you need it. I melt 1 Tsp of butter in a measuring cup, let cool for a minute, fill with milk to equal one cup. Viola Cream! Glad to see this on Zaar ;) ~V

Vseward (Chef~V) August 21, 2007

That was so simple. I noticed that the recipe used equal amounts of milk & butter, I used 1/2 C butter and 1/2 C milk. It turned out frothy on the top, but the goodness was beneath. I plan to experiment with the other comment suggestions/tips. Otherwise ~ Thanks so much for sharing such a FAB substitution!

Michelle D. April 12, 2014

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