Tutorial: Heavy Cream Substitute

As a person who doesn’t really drink milk or use it for anything other than baking – I rarely have heavy cream or half and half in the house. When I did drink coffee (I’ve been off the stuff for 8 days and counting!) I drank it black and my roommates usually buy flavored creamers (mmmm hazelnut)  for their java – making it inevitable for an extra grocery trip just to buy some cream.

Since I’m kinda lazy and I like to save money, I’ve become particularly fond of substitutes when a recipe calls for the not-so-common ingredient. I introduce to you, a recipe to substitute heavy cream. I hope your ready for this – you may want to take notes…

What you’ll need: 

  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter

What to do:

  1. Melt the butter.
  2. Pour melted butter into milk and stir.
  3. Use in place of one cup heavy cream.

See? Now isn’t that a hell of a lot easier and convenient than making an EXTRA grocery trip? Try it out and let me know what you think!