Different Uses of Homemade Whipped Cream
You find grocery stores selling whipping cream for use in your favorite desserts. However the disadvantage here is that you can’t eat as much whip cream as you like. So why not get a whipped cream dispenser and whipped cream charger so that you can make your own whipped cream using flavored syrups in the comfort of your home, to eat as much of it as you want.smartwhip
You can use ultra pasteurized whipping cream, baker’s cream or whipping cream to create whipped cream for your desserts. The ultra pasteurized whipping cream lasts longer as it is cream that was heated above 280 degrees and proves to be rather temperamental when being whipped. Though whipping cream is easier to whip, it is difficult to find in stores. Baker’s cream is only ultra pasteurized cream that has an added vanilla favoring and is great for use on cakes and pies.
When making whipped cream, make sure to chill all the ingredients and utensils first. Do this by chilling the cream in the coldest part of the refrigerator throughout the night and then placing the beater and bowl in the freezer for at least 30 minutes before whipping. Then pour the cream in the wet bowl, and add any flavorings if required. The best flavorings for whipped cream are almond extract, vanilla extract or Kirshwasser cherry flavored brandy. Remember to add these flavors judiciously as they overtake the cream.
Add some sugar and then mix all ingredients at high speed with a hand mixer till soft peaks form. However don’t over beat the cream and if you find that the cream starts separating, it means that it is curdling and changing into sweet butter.
Whipped cream is not only used in your desserts and coffee delicacies but also have other everyday uses. You can use whip cream as a substitute for shaving cream if you run out of shaving cream. It is interesting to learn that whip cream is an effective conditioner that should be used once a week. The cream has to be left on for thirty minutes and then rinsed a few times before shampooing.