Single cream is a pouring cream that is not suitable for whipping.
Single cream is a thin cream traditionally used for pouring and for enriching cooked dishes, it contains 18% fat. Uses: For pouring over fruit and puddings and in cooking, especially in soups and sauces although it should never be allowed to boil. It is not suitable for whipping. To store: Keep in the fridge for up to 5 days, once opened use within 3 days and consume by the use by date. It cannot be frozen unless it is incorporated into a cooked dish.
Cream with ~12% butterfat