Is There A Substitute For Sour Cream??

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mrsdawnwhite Posted 14 Aug 2008 , 3:20pm
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Is there a substitute for sour cream other than yogurt? I have buttermilk but i forgot to buy sour cream..


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SUELA Posted 14 Aug 2008 , 3:29pm
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creme fraiche would probably do but you need whipping cream as well.

1 cup whipping cream
1 TBSP buttermilk

For crème fraîche, stir together cream and buttermilk, place in a plastic cup or bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Immerse cup or bowl in hot water, up to the level of the cream and store in a warm place (near oven, radiator) for 24 to 48 hours. You will know when itâs ready because you will see the thin-textured whey settled at the bottom. Chill before using, being sure not stir whey (the liquid that settles at the bottom) into crème fraîche (it will thin it out).

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foxymomma521 Posted 14 Aug 2008 , 3:44pm
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What are you making? I would say buttermilk, but if it's an extender (wasc) you will probably have to adjust your liquid amounts... Or you could just find a recipe calling for buttermilk and no sc icon_wink.gif

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playingwithsugar Posted 14 Aug 2008 , 3:54pm
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Warm cream cheese to almost liquid consistency, then add milk, a Tablespoon at a time, until you get the consistency of sour cream.

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aswartzw Posted 14 Aug 2008 , 4:02pm
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I've substituted mayo before and it was a WASC. No problems.

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kello Posted 14 Aug 2008 , 4:13pm
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I just did a wasc cake and used mayo. It was terrific!!

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KKC Posted 14 Aug 2008 , 8:36pm
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What about plain yogurt? I hear that works just as fine!

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