Mexican Crema

Recipe Details:

This is an easy recipe for Mexican Crema. Just remember that you need it to sit overnight. Spoon it on tacos, enchiladas, steak, pork, or chicken. You may even use it on your salads. Drizzle some over your bowl of soup. It's extremely versatile - and tasty!

TOTAL TIME: Overnight

ACTIVE: 5 min

INACTIVE: Overnight

Makes 1 Cup


Equipment List

  • Glass cup
  • Plastic Wrap


  • 1 cup HazelCream – double strength (so only 16 oz of water)
  • 1 Tbs vinegar (apple cider or white)
  • 1 Tbs lime juice
  • Pinch salt

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Add vinegar to Cheri's HazelCream. Stir. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit over night. It won't spoil because of the vinegar.

Prep Lime

Juice a lemon.

Mexican Creama Lime

Add Ingredients

Add the lime juice and a pinch of salt to the HazelCream mixture.


Stir and enjoy your Mexican Crema.

Mexican Creama final

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