Definition of clotted cream in US English:

clotted cream


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

    • ‘You can buy hand-made chocolates, sour dough breads, jams, honey cakes, terrines, clotted cream and organic meats.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Other milk products are butter, dried curds, and clotted cream.’
    • ‘More than 30 British foods have already been granted special status, including Cornish clotted cream and Stilton cheese.’
    • ‘Top with a spoonful of clotted cream and serve immediately.’
    • ‘Serve with clotted cream, ice-cream or, if you are watching your weight, a blob of crème fraîche.’
    • ‘Serve warm, with an assortment of spreads: clotted cream, butter, jams, honey, nut butters… and a cup of tea.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The trust tends to serve clotted cream, freshly baked plain scones, strawberry jam and tea, but it welcomes variety.’
    • ‘Tuck into clotted cream and freshly baked scones while sunning yourself on the terrace overlooking the beach.’


clotted cream

/ˌklɑdəd ˈkrim//ˌklädəd ˈkrēm/