How to make Kefir Cream

Kefir cream is just like regular milk kefir except it is made with cream instead of milk.

This can be used in ice cream recipes instead of regular cream to give it a probiotic boost, used to replace sour cream or eaten as is for a rich treat.

Necessary tools and ingredients

  • heavy cream
  • finished kefir
  • jar large enough to contain the cream and kefir

Making kefir cream


  • 1 pint of heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon finished kefir


  1. In a jar, mix together the heavy cream and finished kefir.
  2. Cover and let sit at room temperature for 8-24 hours until it reaches the desired sourness.

That’s it! Your kefir cream is now ready to be used or refrigerated for later, enjoy!

Visit this link to view some kefir ice cream recipes you can use your finished kefir cream in.