Creme Fraiche, Direct-Set, Cheese Culture Starter


4 in stock

Creme Fraiche Cheese Culture – Easy to make, a decadent upgrade from sour cream!

  • Each box contains 4 individual packets (includes rennet)
  • Cultures at room temperature.
  • Store in freezer

4 in stock

SKU: DP505 Category:


NW Ferments provides quality starter cultures for home production. Our goal is to enable people to improve their own health while saving them money. By making our own healthy foods, we help ourselves as well as our planet. While we are from the Pacific NW, we know that we have many kindred spirits worldwide.

For troubleshooting questions please reach out to NW Ferments at or by phone at 844-558-2752.


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).


  1. Heat 1 quart of cream or half & half to 86 degrees F.
  2. Add 1 packet Cream Fraiche starter and mix thoroughly for 15 seconds (no longer).
  3. Cover pot with lid and allow to culture in a warm spot, 72 to 77 degrees F, for 12 hours.
  4. The Creme Fraiche should be set after 12 hours. Store in a closed container for about a week.

Now it’s time to Get Fermented!


lactic bacteria, vegetable rennet. Made in a facility that also processes wheat, soy and milk products.

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