What is the difference between single cream, double cream and crème fraîche?

The double cream and the single cream are both liquid fresh creams .

From the most liquid to the thickest:

  1. Half cream
  2. Sour cream
  3. Single cream
  4. Whipping cream
  5. French fresh cream
  6. Double cream
  7. Extra thick double cream
  8. Clotted cream

Most English supermarkets now offer French crème fraîche !