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egg cream

A drink made of milk, syrup, and soda water.

[Probably from its foamy, egg-whitelike head.]

egg′ cream`

a cold beverage made with milk, chocolate syrup, and soda water.
[1950–55, Amer.]
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Noun1.egg cream - made of milk and flavored syrup with soda water
soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
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Once you bite into the tart, the egg cream is soft enough it oozes out (unlike other tarts where that part stays put, with a texture like our leche flan).
By the 1880s, soda fountains poured out versions flavored with lemon, chocolate and milk, as well as a concoction called an egg cream (surprisingly, the key ingredient was neither egg nor cream, but seltzer, mixed with chocolate syrup), and seltzer became a city-wide craze.
Palate: Medium weight--slightly creamy, egg cream, white pepper, toasted nuts--almonds, marzipan; medium acidity.
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In its Italian units, the most popular flavor, available year-round, is Grom Cream, which has an egg cream base mixed with corn biscuits from a Piedmont bakery and chocolate flakes from Ecuador.
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Perched on a seat at the counter, you can have an egg cream or a phosphate lemonade, even if you're not old enough to remember sharing one with your high-school sweetheart.
Egg Cream America of Northbrook, IL, has announced a full-scale roll-out for its products in the West, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.