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1. cream sherry a full-bodied sweet sherry
a. a yellowish-white colour
b. (as adjective): cream wallpaper



a dairy product with a high fat content, obtained by separating whole milk into cream and skim milk. Before the invention of the cream separator, cream was obtained by allowing milk to stand between 12 and 24 hours and removing or pouring off the cream that had formed. Dairies produce cream with fat contents of 10,20, and 35 percent (see Table 1).

Table 1. Chemical composition (in percentages) and caloric value of different types of cream
*1 calorie = 4.19 kilojoules
Fat .......................102035
Protein .....................
Lactose ....................
Calories* per 100g .............117.3213.1334.5

In addition to table cream, condensed and powdered cream are also produced. Most cream is made into butter. Cream is also used in the manufacture of sour cream and ice cream.

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Double cream has a minimum fat content of 48% whereas crme fraiche has 30%, and single cream has 18%.
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Savoy Cabbage 25p each YOUR ALDI SHOPPING LIST 2 Bagels 4 Large Eggs 1 tsp Pesto 25g Salted Butter, plus some extra for spreading 20ml Single Cream 24g Fresh Spinach Leaves 1 ripe Avocado Freshly squeezed Lemon Juice Salt and Black Pepper 3 Melt the butter small saucepan add the egg mixture cook on a gentle stirring until set still soft.
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THE BASIC RECIPE INGREDIENTS 100g cocoa powder, sifted 180ml boiling water 250g unsalted butter, softened 220g caster sugar 120g brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 5 eggs 150g plain flour FOR THE GLAZE 100g dark chocolate 1 tsp vanilla extract 60ml single cream 1 Preheat oven to 160degC.
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