Definition of single cream in English:

single cream


mass nounBritish
  • Thin cream with a relatively low fat content.

    • ‘Gooseberry fool, gooseberry tart (with a sprinkling of sugar and some single cream poured over it) are both heavenly.’
    • ‘Whizz them with the single cream, sugar and a dash of lemon juice in a blender.’
    • ‘Then make French toast (dipped in egg, single cream, golden icing sugar and Grand Marnier or similar), and sprinkle with raw blueberries and a dollop of yogurt.’
    • ‘Add coconut milk, single cream and salt to taste.’
    • ‘Return the mixture to a clean pan and cook over a low heat, stirring until it has thickened to the consistency of single cream (it thickens as it cools).’


single cream