Definition of clotted cream in English:

clotted cream


mass nounBritish
  • Thick cream obtained by heating milk slowly and then allowing it to cool while the cream content rises to the top in coagulated lumps.

    as modifier ‘they serve clotted cream teas’
    • ‘Top with a spoonful of clotted cream and serve immediately.’
    • ‘The trust tends to serve clotted cream, freshly baked plain scones, strawberry jam and tea, but it welcomes variety.’
    • ‘Serve warm, with an assortment of spreads: clotted cream, butter, jams, honey, nut butters… and a cup of tea.’
    • ‘Most tea rooms offer several choices of black, green and herbal teas, freshly brewed from loose tea, served with clotted cream and jam for the scones.’
    • ‘More than 30 British foods have already been granted special status, including Cornish clotted cream and Stilton cheese.’
    • ‘Spoon the warm jam over the slices of malt bread and add a dollop of thick, yellow clotted cream at the side of the plate.’
    • ‘You can buy hand-made chocolates, sour dough breads, jams, honey cakes, terrines, clotted cream and organic meats.’
    • ‘Other milk products are butter, dried curds, and clotted cream.’
    • ‘Tuck into clotted cream and freshly baked scones while sunning yourself on the terrace overlooking the beach.’
    • ‘Serve with clotted cream, ice-cream or, if you are watching your weight, a blob of crème fraîche.’


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