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A question about a recipe: strawberry pot pies with sugar cookie lid

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I have a question about the recipe "strawberry pot pies with sugar cookie lid" from Mandy @ Lady and pups. is there a possible substitute for the creme fraiche?

asked by adele93 over 3 years ago
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Lindsay-Jean Hard

Lindsay-Jean is a Contributing Writer & Editor at Food52.

added over 3 years ago

The most common substitutes are full fat Greek yogurt or sour cream - I prefer the yogurt route for its thickness. Or you can always make your own crème fraîche with heavy cream and buttermilk: http://food52.com/blog...

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added over 3 years ago

Would sour cream work with pears?

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HalfPint

HalfPint is a trusted home cook.

added over 3 years ago

Sour cream works with any fruit. I make a to-die-for (I'm not prone to hyperboles) fruit dip with 1 part sugar to 3 or 4 parts sour cream, depending on how sweet you want it. Optional: a drop or two vanilla extract. Just mix it all up and serve with a plate of fresh fruit.

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added over 3 years ago

Vt. Butter and Cheese's fat-free fromage blanc is delicious and a great sub.

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ChefJune

June is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 3 years ago

Mascarpone could also be used, although it has a bit of sweetness.

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QueenSashy

QueenSashy is a trusted home cook.

added over 3 years ago

If you mix mascarpone with sour cream, you should arrive to similar taste and consistency.