The outside is frozen solid, so you may find a fork useful for breaking your portion into pieces without showering fellow diners with fragments. It could be served in small portions, but don't count on having any left over.
Double cream has more than 45% butterfat. It is difficult to find cream in North America that is richer than whipping cream, which is typically 32% butterfat. If you can find heavy cream it is likely to be 36%. Use the richest cream you can find.
William Roberts Department of Computer Science & Statistics Queen Mary College University of London, UK liam@qmc-cs.UUCPRecipe last modified: 12 Jun 86
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