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Creme Fraiche Starter Instructions

  You will need: stainless steel pot with lid (no aluminum) non-aluminum spoon thermometer 1 quart raw or pasteurized cream or half & half (avoid ultra-pasteurized or UHT) 1 packet Creme Fraiche starter culture (store remaining packets in freezer for future use) Directions: Heat 1 quart of cream or half & half to 86° F. Add 1 packet Creme Fraiche starter and mix thoroughly for 15 seconds (no longer). Cover pot with lid and allow to culture in a warm spot, 72-77° F., for 12 hours. The Creme Fraiche should be set after 12 hours. Store in a closed container for about a week.

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