is there a possible substitute for the creme fraiche?

adele93
  • Posted by: adele93
  • June 20, 2013
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QueenSashy June 20, 2013
If you mix mascarpone with sour cream, you should arrive to similar taste and consistency.
 
ChefJune June 20, 2013
Mascarpone could also be used, although it has a bit of sweetness.
 
ellenl June 20, 2013
Vt. Butter and Cheese's fat-free fromage blanc is delicious and a great sub.
 
adele93 June 20, 2013
Would sour cream work with pears?
 
HalfPint June 20, 2013
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.
 
Lindsay-Jean H. June 20, 2013
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/3781-making-creme-fraiche-at-home
 
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