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Clotted Cream? Double Devon Cream?

BerkshireTsarina Nov 18, 2012 07:24 AM

Both of these products are available from the King Arthur catalog and at Whole Foods. I love scones, served with strawberry jam and ---- which one of these?
Are they the same, in which case why do they make both? Or is one more traditional? Thicker? Yummier? If you know, please advise!

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  1. javaandjazz RE: BerkshireTsarina Nov 18, 2012 07:53 AM

    to me they are both the same and I like them both!

    1. Peg RE: BerkshireTsarina Nov 18, 2012 09:09 AM

      You want the clotted cream for a cream tea. It's way thicker than double, which is really just thick whipping cream.

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      1. re: Peg
        javaandjazz RE: Peg Nov 19, 2012 07:12 AM

        I think the double cream is very thick also. I get that most of the time.

      2. Sooeygun RE: BerkshireTsarina Nov 19, 2012 06:52 AM

        http://englishtea.us/2009/04/29/clott...

        I found this useful when deciding.

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        1. re: Sooeygun
          Peg RE: Sooeygun Nov 19, 2012 07:13 AM

          Certainly here in England clotted cream is the way to go - but ambient clotted cream doesn't exist here in the UK - I'm guessing there may be differences between it and the fresh sort. So the original question would need to be answered by someone who has tried the ambient products.

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