Devonshire cream


Dev·​on·​shire cream ˌde-vən-ˌshir- How to pronounce Devonshire cream (audio)

Examples of Devonshire cream in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Check into The Breakers Palm Beach to celebrate the season with holiday tea (complete with buttermilk scones heaped in Devonshire cream and rose petal jam), special multicourse prix fixe menus, Christmas Day brunch, and a New Year’s Eve celebration. Teresa Bergen, Travel + Leisure, 14 Oct. 2023 For $56 per person, the daily service includes tea sandwiches, scones with Devonshire cream and preserves, and a variety of petit sweet treats. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 11 June 2023 The top offers scones with Devonshire cream, raspberry preserves, and lemon curd. Globe Staff,, 10 May 2023 What better time to cozy up to contenders while sipping on a cup of Earl Grey tea and nibbling on scone with Devonshire cream and strawberry preserves? Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Jan. 2023 The sweet selections include a Sacher Torte, Bakewell Tart made with Madagascar vanilla beans, and warm housemade scones with Devonshire cream. Irene S. Levine, Forbes, 11 Jan. 2023 The Pink Door strawberry scone with chocolate chips, served with lemon curd and Devonshire cream. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, 4 May 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1791, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Devonshire cream was in 1791

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“Devonshire cream.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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