Half-and-half is an equal blend of cream and milk that will range between 10.5% and 18% in fat content. It is commonly treated like light cream and included in coffee and cereal, or over fruits. If handled carefully, it can be used in recipes that require heating.
Outside of the U.S., it is the equivalent of single and reduced-fat pouring cream; also called “half cream.” Regular “light” or “coffee” cream has a higher fat content.
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