egg cream


Definition of egg cream 

: a sweetened drink made with milk or cream and other ingredients especially : a drink consisting of milk, a flavoring syrup, and soda water

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There’s an egg cream ($4) too, which contains neither egg nor cream, but Fox’s u-bet chocolate syrup and milk, and in a Pilsen-friendly twist, Topo Chico mineral water replacing traditional seltzer. Michael Nagrant, RedEye Chicago, "Steingold's is the Jewish deli of the future," 3 Dec. 2017 In other words, someone who honored the classic food from the old country but was comfortable with secular, contemporary interpretations, like bacon in an egg cream. Michael Klein,, "What's in a restaurant name? History and sometimes bird poo," 16 Apr. 2018 And from the bar, a Canadian version of a Bloody Mary called the Caesar (made with Clamato) and alcoholic egg creams. Jenn Harris,, "A 3,400-square-foot pasta palace just opened in Culver City, plus a Food Network star opens a cake shop in Pasadena," 6 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of egg cream

1906, in the meaning defined above

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