Homemade Sour Cream

Bowl of homemade sour cream in a blue bowl that rests on a cutting board and chips.

Making your own homemade sour cream is such a personal touch on any recipe you might need this accompaniment for. Sure, you could go buy some sour cream, but why do that when you can make your own! Look… I get it. This isn’t something you do every day, but it is fun to try and very tasty.




  1. In a mason jar or similar dishes, add all ingredients and stir really well.
  2. Cover with a paper towel and rubberband
  3. Allow sit out of the fridge a warm, but not hot, area for 8-24 hours. About 72 degrees Fahrenheit would be perfect.
  4. Once done, stir, and store in the fridge for up to a few weeks.



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