heavy cream


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

Examples of heavy cream in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our Tips for the Best Homemade Cookies and Cream Ice Cream For the creamiest, most decadent cookies and cream ice cream, keep these tips in mind: Use the best quality ingredients: Use high-quality vanilla, cookies, and heavy cream for the best flavor and texture. Lisa Cericola, Southern Living, 24 June 2024 Try adding few chunks of silken tofu or Greek yogurt or a splash of heavy cream; cooked oatmeal or white rice will also do the trick. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 26 June 2024 In a small saucepan heat heavy cream over medium heat until just simmering, about 3 to 4 minutes. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 June 2024 This one-dish breakfast casserole starts with a round of sauteed spinach and mushrooms gilded with heavy cream. Scott Hocker, theweek, 7 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for heavy cream 

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heavy cream was in 1895

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“Heavy cream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20cream. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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