Crème Fraîche

Staff Writer
Crème Fraîche
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The Accidental Locavore sometimes has leftover buttermilk from making biscuits and unlike my mother, drinking it, is not for me. However, crème fraîche is the answer and it couldn't be easier. 

10
Servings
83
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 Cup heavy cream (not ultra-pasteurized)

Directions

Mix the buttermilk and cream in a glass container. Cover and let it stand at room temperature for 8-24 hours until very thick. Refrigerate. It will keep (and get a bit thicker) in the refrigerator for up to 10 days. Serve and enjoy.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
14%
Sugar
0.8g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Protein
0.6g
1.2%
Carbs
0.8g
0.3%
Vitamin A
98µg
11%
Vitamin C
0.2mg
0.3%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.3%
Vitamin K
0.8µg
1%
Calcium
19mg
2%
Folate (food)
1µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
1µg
N/A
Magnesium
2mg
1%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Phosphorus
17mg
2%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
22mg
1%
Sodium
15mg
1%