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clotted cream

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Plus cooling time, best over night
  • Easy
  • Makes Jar
Living in Germany I do miss the odd cream tea, so if you feel the same you'll love this recipe. Not quite as good as the original, but it does come jolly close!


  • 1 litre whipping cream or fresh raw milk from the farmer


  • STEP 1
    Pour the cream or milk into a wide double saucepan or bowl and place over some hot water on your cooker.
  • STEP 2
    Leave the water to simmer for 2-3 hours.
  • STEP 3
    When the cream or milk has developed a thick bubbly layer on top, remove from the stove and cool in a cool place first and then in the fridge for several hours.
  • STEP 4
    Once the cream has cooled through, carefully lift off the top layer and place in a different container. It should make approx. 150 g. of delicious clotted cream for you to enjoy!

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