Devonshire Cream, Clotted cream, and whipped cream are terms used when describing cream for your tea scones. The flavor of this cream is unparalleled in flavor and quality and will top your tea sweets like nothing else can.
It gets its name from the region it is made in - Devonshire, England and is also called clotted cream. The cream is from high-fat breed cows and made by heating or "scalding" it and then skimming to separate. The cream is then cooled slowly.
Clotted cream is thick and heavy, unlike imitation cream from a can or tub.
"Pass the scones
and pour the tea,
I now proclaim
a tea party!"
©Tea Party Circle
True clotted cream is not readily available outside the U.K. It can be found at specialty stores and online shops. Though not quite as superior in taste - a rich, unsweetened whipped cream is an acceptable substitute for topping your scones and other tea party sweets.
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