1. The fat content of milk - a wide variety of creams are available in Waitrose including single cream, whipping and double cream, the thicker the cream the higher the fat content.
2. To beat fat (usually butter) and sugar (usually caster sugar) together to form a pale and fluffy mixture which resembles whipped cream in texture and colour. This mixture is used as a basis for a wide variety of cake, biscuit and pudding recipes.