Homemade Creme Fraiche

Total Time
5mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
0 mins

Don't worry about the creme fraiche spoiling while sitting on the counter; the acid in the mixture prevents bacterial disease associated with the dairy products. The recipe comes from Emeril Lagasse. Inactive time 12 to 16 hours.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the cream and buttermilk or lemon juice.
  2. Cover with a clean kitchen cloth in a warm, draft free place and let sit until thickened, but still pourable consistency, 12 to 16 hours.
  3. Stir and refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. (can be refrigerated up to 1 week.).