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cream in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcreamcream1 /kriːm/ ●●● S2 noun  1 DF[uncountable] a thick yellow-white liquid that rises to the top of milk fresh cream strawberries and cream2 [uncountable] a pale yellow-white colour3 [countable, uncountable]DF used in the names of foods containing cream or something similar to it cream of chicken soup4 [countable, uncountable]DCBMH a thick smooth substance that you put on your skin to make it feel soft, treat a medical condition etclotion sun cream face cream5 the cream of somethingCOLLOCATIONStypes of creamsingle cream British English (=thin cream that you can pour easily)double cream British English, heavy cream American English (=thick cream)whipping cream (=that becomes thick when you beat it)clotted cream British English (=very thick cream that you cannot pour)sour/soured cream (=with a slightly sour taste – used in cooking)fresh creamUse about 100ml of fresh cream.thick cream British EnglishPour some thick cream over the strawberries.whipped cream (=made thick and light by beating it)verbswhip/whisk/beat the cream (=make it thicker by beating it)Whip the cream until it is thick and light.serve something with creamServe the apple tart warm with thick cream.cream + NOUNa cream cake/bun British English (=a cake with cream inside)a cream tea British English (=tea with small cakes called scones, that you eat with cream and jam)
Examples from the Corpus
creambanana cream pieA merit of the product is that it lacks the fat and, therefore, the calories of cream.The doctor gave me some cream to put on my rash.Serve with apple sauce, sour cream or jam.Sure enough, there came the dollop of raspberry-stained cream.Do you take cream or sugar in your coffee?Allow the gelatine to cool, then add to the trout cream. 7.The fresh cheese with cream was all we, or at any rate I, wanted.