Is Sour cream the same as heavy cream?
Consequently, can you use sour cream instead of heavy cream?
milk, half/half, or light cream. I figured that sour cream has the same amount of fat content as heavy cream, therefore a do-able substitution.
Secondly, can I substitute sour cream for heavy cream in Alfredo sauce? Dairy Substitutes for Heavy Cream You can keep the Alfredo sauce extra creamy by mixing low-fat or non-fat versions of sour cream, plain yogurt, Greek yogurt or cream cheese with either chicken broth or milk to get your sauce the proper consistency.
Similarly, it is asked, is there a substitute for heavy cream in cooking?
In some recipes, you can substitute 3/4 cup milk plus 1/3 cup butter or margarine for 1 cup of heavy cream. If your recipe calls for whipping that cream, it won't work. You need the fat that's in heavy cream in order to get whipped volume.
Can I substitute sour cream for heavy cream in cheesecake?
A cheesecake recipe calls for sour cream but I want to use whipping cream since it makes a sweeter cake. The substitution is one to one so if you need 1c sour cream you can use 1c heavy whipping cream . I find that it gives the cake more of a creamy texture than when sour cream is used.