heavy cream


Definition of heavy cream 

: a cream that is markedly thick especially : cream that by law contains not less than 36 percent butterfat

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To serve: Beat heavy cream and sugar with an electric mixer until soft peaks form when beaters are lifted. Woman's Day, "Tropical Trifle," 30 Dec. 2011 In a large bowl, whisk together the ricotta and heavy cream until the cheese is light and spreadable. Jessica Battilana, SFChronicle.com, "Repertoire: Apricot toast is the summer grilling recipe you need," 10 July 2018 Lightly brush tops with heavy cream and sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Virginia Willis, Country Living, "Turbinado Shortcakes with Strawberries and Whipped Cream," 23 Feb. 2011 White chocolate raspberry crème brûlée Serves 8 2 cups heavy cream6 ounces raspberries 1 vanilla bean, split ½ teaspoon salt 10 egg yolks ¼ cup sugar ½ cup Monin white chocolate syrup Preheat oven to 250 degrees (low fan). Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "Try this white chocolate crème brûlée recipe from Le Moo," 27 Mar. 2018 Makes 6 servings 4 cups water 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups white stoneground grits 4 tablespoons butter ¾ cup Monterey Jack cheese, grated ¼ cup heavy creamInstructions: Boil water in a large pot and add salt. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Grits a la The South Chicken & Waffles," 23 May 2018 My standard vanilla base combines mostly whole milk, heavy cream and a vanilla bean scraped to release its seeds. Jeanmarie Brownson, chicagotribune.com, "When Eton mess gives you extra yolks, whip them up into ice cream," 10 July 2018 Gradually whisk in the white wine, heavy cream and half and half to incorporate. Claire Perez, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Burt & Max's decadent mac and cheese is better than Mom's," 22 June 2018 On the north side of Poland Spring, Ruby Rose Frozen Custard specializes in the old-fashioned treat made with heavy cream and eggs. Patricia Harris And David Lyon, BostonGlobe.com, "Goin’ up the country: The rustic appeal of Maine’s Route 26," 21 June 2018

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1895, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of heavy cream

: very thick cream

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