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Clotted Cream

Definition: Clotted Cream

Clotted Cream
With origins in Devonshire, England, this thick topping for scones is made by heating rich, unpasteurized milk. The milk is warmed until a thick layer of cream rises to the surface. Once cooled the cream is removed and served atop bread, fruit, and desserts. It should be kept covered in the refrigerator.


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madison63 madison63 8 years
despite the name, clotted cream is like the best thing EVER. it's creamy and sweet, and it's amazing on scones. i've seen jars of it at Cost Plus but it wasn't refridgerated.
kea718 kea718 8 years
I went on a cruise a few years ago that was based in the UK. They had tea everyday at like 4p.m. and they always served scones with clotted cream. It was so good. Don't let the name gross you out because it's really worth trying. I would love to find more things in the US made with clotted cream.
daddio49 daddio49 8 years
its delicious!! does anyone know where i can get this in the US?
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 8 years
I always wondered what it was. Now I want to try it on a raspberry scone.
mlen mlen 8 years
it is delicious on scones. i've only ever had it at tea in london.. and it was fantastic! it tastes different than butter but SO good!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
have you ever wondered if sometimes it's just better not to know things? i feel like i would have liked to not have the true definition of this since it's not making my stomach feel great.
milosmommy milosmommy 8 years
Sounds awesome
shoneyjoe shoneyjoe 8 years
It tastes similar to (but not identical to) butter, it spreads like whipped cream, and is the best thing ever on scones.
mswender mswender 8 years
This stuff is beyond delicious!! If you have not tried it you must!!! I haven't had it in so long....
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
I bet this is actually delicious, and I'm normally not squeamish about foods, but for some reason the phrase "clotted cream" just screams "GROSS" to me.
amybdk amybdk 8 years
Yeah... "clotted" just doesn't do it for me!
chocolatine chocolatine 8 years
I know it's absurd, but any time I hear/read "clotted cream" I think "blood clots", so that always turns me off trying it.
suziryder suziryder 8 years
huh, I've never had that.. does it taste anything like butter?
kelliegonzo kelliegonzo 8 years
it's pretty sick, i'm not gonna lie.
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