clotted cream

noun

Definition of clotted cream 

: a thick cream made chiefly in England by slowly heating whole milk on which the cream has been allowed to rise and then skimming the cooled cream from the top

called also Devonshire cream

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Look for clotted cream — sold in small jars — near the deli cheese section at some stores. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Recipe: Royal wedding scones ready in less than an hour," 18 May 2018 Serve as is, chilled and with clotted cream, or a dollop of mascarpone. Skye Mcalpine, Vogue, "How to Host a Gorgeous Summer Dinner Party Without Cooking," 22 June 2018 If its newest member, Prince Louis, is present, grab a scone with clotted cream. Ruth Kinane, EW.com, "Toast Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with EW's official royal wedding drinking game," 18 May 2018 Nibbles include finger sandwiches, mini desserts and scones with clotted cream, strawberry champagne jam and lemon curd and 3 mini desserts. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "The best royal wedding viewing parties around Indianapolis," 7 May 2018 The Royal Park Hotel in downtown Rochester is hosting the early morning soiree in high British style – from Kir Royales to tea sandwiches and scones with clotted cream. Detroit Free Press Staff, Detroit Free Press, "Watch the royal wedding in British high style at this Oakland County hotel," 3 May 2018 Expect all the classics like perfectly cut sandwiches filled with smoked salmon, cucumber, or egg; warm scones heaped with jam and clotted cream; picture perfect patisseries; plus, a few festive surprises. Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in London in March 2018," 5 Mar. 2018 To eat, slice the bun across the middle, and spread generously with clotted cream. Yotam Ottolenghi, The Seattle Times, "Weekend breakfasts to warm the heart, and belly," 26 Dec. 2017 At the base of the pot the flowers were to be cooked in, Musa placed layers of grape leaves, sliced tomatoes, fresh mint and parsley, some kaymak (a Turkish product similar to clotted cream) and a small bunch or two of unripe grapes. Yotam Ottolenghi, New York Times, "Grapes, Sour or Sweet, Are Ripe for Dessert," 13 Oct. 2017

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clotted cream

noun

English Language Learners Definition of clotted cream

: a very thick kind of cream that is made and eaten especially in England

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