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double saucepan

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(Cookery) Brit a cooking utensil consisting of two saucepans, one fitting inside the other. The bottom saucepan contains water that, while boiling, gently heats food in the upper pan. US and Canadian name: double boiler
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Noun1.double saucepan - two saucepans, one fitting inside the other
saucepan - a deep pan with a handle; used for stewing or boiling
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In a double saucepan, melt 220g plain chocolate and 2tsp of low fat spread over a low heat, stirring until combined.
In a double saucepan, melt the chocolate and low fat spread over very low heat, stirring occasionally until thoroughly combined.