light cream

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by stepbench, Dec 29, 2004.

  1. stepbench

    stepbench

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    can i use heavy cream instead of light cream when making cookies?
     
  2. auzzi

    auzzi

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    No... the butter-fat content is different:

    CLOTTED CREAM - 55% England

    DOUBLE CREAM - 48% England, 54-60% Australia

    MANUFACTURER'S CREAM - 40% US

    HEAVY CREAM / HEAVY WHIPPING CREAM - 36% US

    PURE CREAM - 35-48% Australia

    THICKENED CREAM - 35% Australia

    WHIPPING CREAM/WHIPPED CREAM - 30% US, 35% England, 40% Australia

    REDUCED CREAM - 25% Australia

    SINGLE CREAM /COFFEE CREAM /TABLE CREAM /LIGHT or LITE CREAM - 18% US, 18% England, 18% Australia

    HALF CREAM /HALF AND HALF - 10.5 - 12% US, 12% England