Smetana used instead of sour cream

Where I live it's impossible to find sour cream. There is a similar russian product called Smetana with 30% fat. Anybody knows as whether this can be used instead of sour cream in baking? How much fat does american sour cream contain? Thnx
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I think it is 14% for regular and 7% for lite sour creme. wendy ----- Original Message ----- From: "casper" Newsgroups: rec.food.baking To: Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2007 1:50 PM Subject: Smetana used instead of sour cream
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Daisy is a popular brand in the US and has about 16% fat, by weight. You can see nutrition information at
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According to the website Recipe Goldmine,
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, the following substitutions could be made, when cooking, for an 8-ounce carton:
1 tablespoon lemon juice plus evaporated milk to equal 1 cup 3 tablespoons butter plus 7/8 cup sour milk 1 cup plain yogurt plus 3 tablespoons melted butter 1 cup plain yogurt plus 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup cottage cheese plus 1/4 cup buttermilk plus 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice blended until smooth
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