cream tea

cream teas
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In Britain, a cream tea is an afternoon meal that consists of tea to drink and small cakes called scones that are eaten with jam and cream. Cream teas are served in places such as tea shops.

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  • cream tea — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cream tea : singular cream tea plural cream teas British a small meal eaten in the afternoon consisting of tea with scones, jam, and cream …   English dictionary

  • cream tea — noun a light afternoon meal consisting of scones, jam and clotted cream served with the drink tea Syn: Devonshire cream tea, Devon, Devonshire tea …   Wiktionary

  • cream tea — n (BrE) an afternoon meal consisting of tea and scones (= small cakes made with flour, fat and milk) eaten with clotted cream and jam. Cream teas are traditional in Devon and Cornwall in south west England, and are popular with visitors and… …   Universalium

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