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Heavy cream substitute in vanilla creme brulee

The recipe calls for 2 cups of heavy cream and i only have 3/4 cup. is there something i can substitute the rest with?

asked by Carebearcp about 4 years ago
2 answers 4133 views
Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 4 years ago

You could probably make up the rest with half-and-half or whole milk, but keep in mind that the custard will not be as rich.


Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added about 4 years ago

You could probably even add some sour cream to keep the richness up a bit.