6 Tips To Make Your Own Heavy Cream

Have you ever been in the middle of making a recipe that calls for heavy cream, only to discover that you’re out? It’s frustrating, especially when your recipe calls for it by name. Your best bet may be to go to the store and pick some up, but this can take time, and if you don’t have any recipes that call for heavy cream on hand, then it may not be worth the trip. Instead, consider trying one of these six tips to make your own heavy cream at home in no time!

1. Save The Leftover Butter Milk

There’s a reason butter is so expensive at grocery stores. It’s because most people throw away all of their leftover buttermilk after churning it into butter! If you buy a quart of heavy cream from your local dairy, you’ll end up with 3 cups of buttermilk and 1 cup of butter. The buttermilk is filled with nutrients that can be used to make delicious baked goods or for homemade soup stock, so don’t toss it!