Top Substitutes for Heavy Cream - EnkiVillage To substitute for one cup of heavy cream in your recipe, use 1/6 cup butter and 7/8 cup half-and-half. Melt butter and allow to cool, then blend in a bowl with the milk.
Don't run to the store just for heavy cream again! Use this DIY Heavy Cream Substitute Recipe to save money and time. You should have everything you need on hand to make your own heavy cream right at home.