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what can I make with a pint of double cream?!

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Kveta Sat 24-May-14 15:23:19

we were supposed to have guests round for lunch today, and I bought the cream in anticipation of making some chocolate tarts and a pavlova. However, they have cancelled on us (for very sensible reasons, so not annoyed!), and I thus have all this cream to use, which goes off tomorrow!

I might still make a meringue for a pavlova for us, but then would still have half a pint left to use...

any ideas for simple recipes I could do?


capsium Sat 24-May-14 15:27:14



Lovely rich quiche made up with cream instead of milk?

Curry dish that uses cream?

Cream of mushroom soup?

Luxurious mashed potato?

Potatoes Dauphinois?

outtheothersidefinally Sat 24-May-14 15:29:56

Cream. Green beans. Pesto.
Really lovely pasta sauce. The more cream the better!

Gileswithachainsaw Sat 24-May-14 15:30:08

A creamy soup /chowder to freeze

Hot chocolate and whipped cream.

Make chocolate eclairs?

AuditAngel Sat 24-May-14 15:31:31

Sweet chilli chicken

Marinade some chicken breasts (we use mini fillets ) in sweet chilli dipping sauce, then gently cook the meet, with the sauce and some garlic (crushed), add some more chilli sauce and once the chicken in cooked through, reduce the heat right down and stir in the cream.

Serve with salad and chip, or rice, or pasta, or anything really.

Messygirl Sat 24-May-14 15:32:33

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ShineSmile Sat 24-May-14 15:32:46

Cream can go in most things. In curries, pasta salad, pasta sauce, even in rice.

imtheonlyone Sat 24-May-14 15:42:13

Make some butter grin

IHaveBrilloHair Sat 24-May-14 15:44:11

Creme brulee

MrsDavidBowie Sat 24-May-14 15:44:38

I would just spoon it up.
God I love cream

Coconutty Sat 24-May-14 15:48:04

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Kveta Sat 24-May-14 15:49:26

Audit that sounds amazing! will try that, for sure!

I have never made eclairs, I could try them I suppose!


Wendywishes Sun 25-May-14 16:05:04

Whip it up and freeze it in portionssmile.It freezes perfectly.

Blackjackcrossed Mon 26-May-14 11:36:37

I'd make a very easy ice cream - whip up add condensed milk, taste, should be slightly too sweet - ice cream loses sweetness when frozen. It will not need to be churned and will be delicious. Add your favourite flavour before freezing - passion fruit, raspberry ripple, honeycomb, vanilla etc.

fredfredgeorgejnr Sat 31-May-14 12:09:41

Fudge, really easy, and makes cream then last a long time.

JennyPiccolo Sat 31-May-14 12:21:33

Espresso martinis

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