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What shall I do with 500ml of double cream

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TheHAUNTEDHouseofMirth Tue 20-Oct-09 11:58:58

Meant to make ice cream with it but no room in freezer for bowl. Use by date was Sunday but it's still fine. Can't think what to do with it!

notamumyetbutoneday Tue 20-Oct-09 12:12:04

Make a mousse of some description?eg chocolate?

if you have bacon and potatoes and cheese you could make tartiflette (basically posh potato bake thing) which is divine.

Make a cheesecake?

senua Tue 20-Oct-09 12:19:04

That's a lot of cream! Is there room to freeze some of it in ice-cubes to use later?

Atholl Brose
Victoria sponge

notamumyetbutoneday Tue 20-Oct-09 12:20:31

use some in a pasta sauce?

gingertoo Tue 20-Oct-09 12:25:01

Mushrooms, bacon, parmesan and cream sauce for pasta.
Then put the rest with a nice fruit crumble

happysmiley Tue 20-Oct-09 13:04:01

I made a lovely chocolate meringue thing last week, went down a treat. layers of chocolate meringue and chocolate whipped cream. Can get the recipe for you if you like?

blowninonabreeze Tue 20-Oct-09 13:08:12

def dauphinoise potatoes. yum yum yum

BucketsOfBlood Tue 20-Oct-09 13:08:56

Just serve it on some hot apple pie. A BIG apple pie.

tearinghairout Tue 20-Oct-09 13:14:01

Have you got any fruit, eg plums? Make a clafoutis - dead simple and when I made one recently my lot were very impressed!

GooberIsLockedInTheBootOfMyCar Tue 20-Oct-09 13:15:09

I have some too that needs using, bought it for the cheesecake that I didn't make at weekend, I will be making a carbonara type thing tonight.

Bleh Tue 20-Oct-09 13:18:30

Or this cheesy thing:
- Mix the cream with some beer (optional)
- put big slices of white bread in an oven-proof dish, pour cream over
- put a thick layer of nice cheese (port salut works well)
- Bake in the oven until melted and bubbling
- Eat with bread and salad.
Not the healthiest of meals, but really nice when it's cold and miserable outside. It's like a variation on cheese fondu.

BucketsOfBlood Tue 20-Oct-09 16:14:12

Bleh I think I love you smile.

Orangesarenottheonlyfruit Tue 20-Oct-09 16:37:37

Oh a second for dauphinoise pots. Heaven!

meltedmarsbars Tue 20-Oct-09 17:09:58

Eat with spoon in front of telly.


MissMoopy Tue 20-Oct-09 17:17:45

Buy large chocolate cake and tip on top, then see meltedmarsbars previous comment!!

Bleh Wed 21-Oct-09 12:11:42

Buckets grin

I had it in a restaurant, and haven't been able to stop thinking about it since (just need to make it). You can eat it with bread, or just scoop it out with a spoon.

Winibaghoul Wed 21-Oct-09 13:58:40

Could do a stroganoff?

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