Whipped Cream Goodness!

It is said that everything tastes better with a little bit of whipped cream added. Of course, when people hear about whipped cream, dessert is what immediately comes to mind. There is nothing quite like this sweet, creamy, whipped cream goodness to top off your choice of after meal sweet treat. The great thing about whipped cream is that it goes with almost every desert staple; from assorted pies, to cakes, to all the flavors of ice cream and all kinds of frosted shakes. You can certainly try these out with your very own home made whipped cream. However, this doesn’t mean that the use of whipped cream is limited to the domain of desserts. Whipped cream is also an essential ingredient for soups and sauces.

So how do we make the utterly delicious treat that is whipped cream? Do you need a specialized food processor? Do you need one of those fancy countertop stand mixer? Or can you still successfully whip this up using your trusty blender? Well, the great news is that you can use any of the above to create this fluffy concoction. However, the household appliance that most everyone will have access to is probably the humble, unassuming blender. You don’t need to shell out big bucks to whip up your very own batch of homemade whipped cream.

Now, how do you blend your way to a perfect batch of whipped cream lusciousness? Beginning with your choice of whipping cream, the first thing to remember here is that not all whipping creams are created equal. The easy to remember rule of thumb here is that denser is better. This can also be translated to mean the denser the creamier. Now if you are going for your very own signature taste you can add in a dash of something that is to your taste. What is that something, you ask? Well some popular choices that add that extra oomph to your home made whipped cream are coffee, vanilla or rum. The thing to remember here is that there is no one perfect ingredient; it is totally up to your personal preference.

What happens next? Do you plug in that blender, throw in your choice of whipping cream and additional ingredients and assume that we are good to go? Not quite yet. The magic word here is: Cold. For the best results do make sure to use cold whipping cream and cold blender jars or bowls.

If you are just starting to learn your way around a blender, at least when it comes to blending your way to that perfect whipped cream deliciousness you can drop by for additional details and useful tips.

The website offers clear step by step instructions that even the greenest of beginners can easily follow. Now if you are already something of an expert in whipping up your basic whipped cream and want to up the stakes you can also read up on some great ideas for whipped cream flavors.