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Ways to use up cream

Often find yourself with leftover cream in the fridge? These clever ways to use up cream will make sure none of it goes to waste.

Ways to use up cream

Add it to a pasta sauce 

Creamy pasta sauces are always a hit at dinnertime. Quick and simple to make, use up leftover cream by adding it to a Creamy Chicken Carbonara.

Turn it into a sweet topper 

Grab your beaters and whip up leftover cream until firm peaks form – serve the whipped cream on scones, pikelets and other sweet treats. 

Make a speedy dessert 

Whipped cream can also star as a fuss-free dessert. To make a crowd-pleasing parfait, layer it in serving glasses with chopped or crumbled Coles Choc Mud Cake and thawed frozen mixed berries.

Stir through soup  

Top bowls of soup with a splash of cream for added flavour. Our Whole Cauliflower Soup is comforting and perfect for cooler nights. 

Freeze for later  

If you aren’t able to use it up right away, cream can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 2 months. Allow it to thaw in the fridge overnight and give it a stir before using. You can also whip thickened cream that’s been defrosted.