Devonshire Cream

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Method

Before starting to make Devonshire Cream at home, fresh milk should be allowed to stand for some hours. In very cold weather, this period should be 12 hours, but about half that time is sufficient if the weather is warm.

The milk should be heated, in a milk pan, until it is quite hot but not boiling. Boiling coagulates the protein and a skin will form on the surface. The more slowly the