What is half-and-half?

by , June 30, 2017
Diana Rattray

Half-and-half is a dairy combination of equal parts cream and whole milk. The fat content can vary, and generally ranges from 11% to about 18%.

Half-and-half is commonly used as a coffee creamer. It's also a good way to add richness to a recipe calling for whole milk.

If you don't have half-and-half, substitute with a mixture of half milk and half light cream, whipping cream, or heavy cream.

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