Chipotle Sour Cream (What Sour Cream Does Chipotle Use?)

What Sour Cream Does Chipotle Use
A Chipotle Bowl With Sour Cream – Instagram: @themiadonald

Have you ever wondered what makes Chipotle’s sour cream so delicious? Is it a secret ingredient or just the way they prepare it? Many people have wondered about the source of this beloved condiment, and now we’re here to let you know what it is.

In this article, we will reveal the specific brand of sour cream utilized by Chipotle and provide you with valuable information about it. Additionally, for those who want to recreate this delicious condiment at home, we have included a copycat recipe to help you do just that.

So, get ready for a tasty journey into one of America’s favorite toppings!

What Kind of Sour Cream Does Chipotle Use?

Chipotle uses Daisy brand sour cream. Yes! The same Daisy sour cream that you get at the grocery store.

Chipotle Sour Cream is Made by Daisy
Screenshot From Daisy

While Chipotle has not officially confirmed it, former employees who have shared their knowledge on Reddit threads have verified that Daisy is the sour cream brand used by Chipotle.

Reddit Answer To What Kind of Sour Cream Does Chipotle Use

According to user nastdrummer on Reddit, he explained that “Chipotle uses Daisy Brand Sour Cream. Same stuff you’ll find at the grocery store. Just whip it and it will be the same.”

Why is Chipotle Sour Cream Different?

Ok, so now we know Chipotle uses Daisy sour cream, however many have noticed that the consistency of Chipotle’s version is different from the store-bought one.

But why is this the case?

It turns out that Chipotle’s workers often beat the bags of sour cream, causing it to become thinner in consistency. This makes it easier to dispense and provides a lighter, creamier texture to the final dish.

This was confirmed by a former service manager, Leah Conmy through her post on the popular answer site, Quora.

Quora Answer to Why is Chipotle Sour Cream Different?

If you want to replicate Chipotle’s consistency, it is a good idea to try and mix around the sour cream to make it thinner.

How to Make Chipotle Sour Cream Copycat Recipe

If you want to try out your cooking and skills and want to make Chipotle’s signature sour cream at home, we found a recipe for you. This Pinterest copycat recipe from will surely get the job done.

Making your own is not only is it a cost-effective way to enjoy the sauce, but it also gives you complete control over the ingredients used, making it a healthier option.

Check out the Pin below if you’re ready to create a creamy and flavorful sour cream that rivals the original.

Customers Love of Chipotle’s Sour Cream

One of the things I love to do is to head over to Twitter to get some feedback as to how people express themselves in regards to Chipotles sour cream (THEY LOVE IT)!

Below are a couple stand out tweets that really drove home the point that this sour cream is really good.

I have to agree with @jakemcmahill, the sour cream elevates any dish it is paired with, be it a burrito or a taco. It definitely adds a new level of flavor and richness.

It’s that good huh? It’s addictively delicious. As @jayquinae states, she seems they can’t get enough of Chipotle’s sour cream.

It seems like Chipotle’s sour cream has earned itself a special place in the hearts of @brandonvduoung. It definitely hits different than other varieties!

Wrapping it up

Well, the secret is no more! Now you know that Chipotle uses the Daisy brand sour cream in their famous dishes.

You can easily hop over to grocery store and grab you some. Just remember you might have to whip it a bit to get Chipotle’s consistency.

If you have any additional thoughts or questions, please feel free to leave a comment below and let me know.

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