Lemon Crème Fraîche

Author: Canadian Living

Homey: Pair with Pink Applesauce.
Haute: Pair with Caviar (See recipe links below)

Crème Fraîche is a matured, thickened cream with a slightly tangy flavour, rich, velvety consistency and high fat content (30%). You can buy it or make your own.

  • Portion size 375 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind

Method

In bowl, whisk together sour cream, whipping cream and lemon juice; cover and refrigerate until thick enough to mound on spoon, about 24 hours. Add lemon rind. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 week.)

Variation
Crème Fraîche: Omit lemon juice and lemon rind.

Nutritional facts Per 1 tbsp (15 mL): about

  • Sodium 6 mg
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 31.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 0.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
Share X
Food

Lemon Crème Fraîche

Login