Definition of heavy cream in English:

heavy cream

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North American
  • Thick cream that contains a lot of butterfat.

    British term double cream

    ‘In a medium bowl, combine ricotta, heavy cream and soy sauce.’
    • ‘Stir in the heavy cream and buttermilk, taking care not to overmix.’
    • ‘Let's see… we have pork, butter, heavy cream and mascarpone.’
    • ‘Remove the parsnips and place in a baking dish, discarding the heavy cream and fennel seed.’
    • ‘Place a medium saucepan over medium heat and combine the heavy cream, gelatin, and egg yolks.’
    • ‘For the whipped cream, place the heavy cream in a chilled bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment.’
    • ‘In a saucepan, heat the potatoes with the heavy cream, milk, and butter.’
    • ‘In a small bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, chicken broth, tarragon, and a pinch or two each of salt and pepper.’
    • ‘For the chocolate sauce, place the heavy cream and chocolate in a double boiler over medium heat and whisk until smooth.’
    • ‘For the custard, in a medium bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, egg yolks, and all-purpose flour until smooth.’
    • ‘Heat the heavy cream in a small saucepan until it is very hot and steamy (not boiling, however), remove from the heat, and pour it over the chocolate.’
    • ‘First, milk is separated into two components: skim milk with virtually no cream and heavy cream with 45 percent butterfat.’
    • ‘On the other hand, research for the book involved inventing a pasta sauce made from heavy cream, Parmesan, mozzarella, and some secret herbs and spices.’
    • ‘At the breakfast table, one often finds bountiful amounts of yogurt, heavy cream, butter, and honey served with bread and tea.’
    • ‘It might be that English double cream has more butterfat than American heavy cream; it sure did whip up fast.’
    • ‘I mean, the whole point of half-and-half is to reduce your yummy heavy-cream intake (by half) without losing the yummy heavy cream entirely.’
    • ‘When it had about the right texture, having no heavy cream, I added what whipping cream I had left, about 1/4 cup.’
    • ‘I found a low-carb recipe for a root beer float, involving diet root beer, heavy cream, and artificial sweetener.’
    • ‘If you like cooking with creamy sauces, use flavored low-fat yogurts instead of heavy cream.’
    • ‘In fact, the sauce seemed way too rich to me when I checked the ingredients, so I just used a little bit of cream and milk instead of several cups of heavy cream; it worked fine, and the sauce was still very thick.’


heavy cream

/ˈhevē krēm/ /ˈhɛvi krim/