heavy cream


Definition of 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 Why not buy a container of heavy cream and have the kitchen whip some up fresh? Michael Mayo, sun-sentinel.com, "Review: Kaizen Sushi Bar in Fort Lauderdale shines with quality and value," 20 Nov. 2019 Indian fried rice, chicken curry and heavy cream at improper temperature. | Discarded. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Pizza dough stored in trash bags among violations in Phoenix-area restaurant inspections," 30 Oct. 2019 Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Makes 1+ cup 1 cup heavy cream1/3 pound Gorgonzola dolce or other relatively mild blue cheese Salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste Warm cream in a skillet, and reduce by 1/4 to thicken. Eric Velasco, al, "How to make homemade gnocchi," 11 Oct. 2019 Return the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for about 1 minute, stirring with a heatproof spatula, until slightly thickened, with a consistency close to heavy cream. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "Coconut milk makes this vegan ice cream especially smooth and luscious," 9 July 2019 There's no substitute for heavy cream, so don't even try. Alex Hitz, House Beautiful, "Alex Hitz's Oyster Stew Recipe," 19 Dec. 2012 Seasonal Recipes An eggy custard of corn, heavy cream, sour cream, grated Gouda, cornmeal, and scallions turns into a savory side that pairs well with grilled fish, boiled lobster, or saucy barbecue. Karoline Boehm Goodnick, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: An eggy batter with native corn, cream, and cornmeal turns into a savory summer custard," 13 Aug. 2019 All of them have the same base: egg yolks, heavy cream, brown sugar, vanilla and — get this — spiced rum. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Decadent French toast recipes from Breakfast Republic’s chef," 13 Aug. 2019 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

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First Known Use of heavy cream

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of heavy cream was in 1895

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3 Dec 2019

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“Heavy cream.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20cream. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of heavy cream

US : very thick cream

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