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What is a good substitute for heavy whipping cream?

asked by Bianca528 over 4 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

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added over 4 years ago

Just regular heavy cream. Depends on how you're using it but sometimes you can substitute creme fraiche, mascarpone or whole milk Greek yogurt.

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Merrill Stubbs

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added over 4 years ago

What are you using it for?

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added over 4 years ago

French vanilla ice cream. I have 2 cups heavy cream, but I'm short 1/2 a cup

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Merrill Stubbs

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added over 4 years ago

If you don't have any more cream, you could use a little whole milk to make up the last 1/2 cup.

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added over 4 years ago

Half and half is what I use if I don't have heavy whipping cream