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 Ohio City Provisions in Ohio City and Purplebrown Farm Store in Peninsula both stock pasteurized heavy cream. Beth Segal, cleveland, 15 Jan. 2022 Whisking constantly, add the heavy cream or half-and-half, cognac and orange liqueur. San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Dec. 2021 Make the ganache: While the cake cools, pour the heavy cream into a microwave-safe glass bowl or measuring cup and heat for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes, until hot. Washington Post, 17 Dec. 2021 In a saucepan, bring heavy cream just to a boil, then pour it over chocolate. Aleksandra Crapanzano, WSJ, 10 Dec. 2021 Add heavy cream, 1 bottle of beer and cheese in batches; cook and stir until melted. Alysha Witwicki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Jan. 2022 And then fresh eggs, and whipped heavy cream, milk, and sugar. Lindy Segal, Glamour, 15 Dec. 2021 Use three kinds of dairy -- heavy cream, half and half and whole milk -- to make a lusciously spreadable cheese. Casey Barber, CNN, 12 Dec. 2021 In small bowl, mix together heavy cream, sugar, flour and cinnamon. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 17 Nov. 2021

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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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19 Jan 2022

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“Heavy cream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20cream. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of heavy cream

: very thick cream


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