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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Whisk in the heavy cream, increase the heat to medium and cook, stirring, until bubbles begin to appear at the edge of the pan. Jessica Battilana, SFChronicle.com, "Repertoire: Roasted Chiles Rellenos," 13 Sep. 2019 Dairy products, including milk, sour cream, buttermilk, evaporated milk, soy milk, heavy cream, yogurt and eggnog. Ron Hurtibise, sun-sentinel.com, "How to keep food safe in fridge and freezer during Hurricane Dorian power outages," 30 Aug. 2019 Whisk together sugar, water, and heavy cream until sugar is dissolved and no lumps remain. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Fossil Cookies," 5 Aug. 2019 Let the mixture cool for 5 minutes, then add the sugar and heavy cream. Dallas News, "3 Indian sweets with a twist from our favorite new cookbook 'Milk & Cardamom'," 12 Aug. 2019 Whisk in the club soda, add 1 tablespoon water at a time; the batter should be somewhere between pancake batter and heavy cream. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, "Squash blossoms, stuffed with cheese and fit to be fried," 31 July 2019 Buzz half the kernels in a blender with heavy cream. Karoline Boehm Goodnick, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: An eggy batter with native corn, cream, and cornmeal turns into a savory summer custard," 13 Aug. 2019 In a small pot, simmer heavy cream, milk, sugar and salt until sugar completely dissolves, about 5 minutes. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, "These Sweet Recipes Are Perfect For Celebrating National Frozen Custard Day," 8 Aug. 2019 Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually add sugar, alternating with heavy cream. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Spring Animal Cupcakes," 7 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of heavy cream

1895, in the meaning defined above

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US : very thick cream

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