Whipped Cream

Shopping Tips

If you're making your own whipped cream, look for confectioners' (10x) sugar and vanilla extract at the store; they will give a more refined texture and taste to whipped cream.

Cooking How-tos

Whip until soft peaks form – if you hold the whisk up, the cream should gently form a hook. If you whip the cream for too long, you will end up with a dense, grainy texture.

More On whipped-cream

Ingredients: 1 cup heavy whipping cream 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract In a chilled small mixing bowl and with chilled beaters, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioner's sugar and vanilla; beat until ...
For all your assorted piesTaken from Fine Cooking magazine
Just needed to have the recipe in easy reach. This is from Tate's Bake Shop. This yields 4 cups. I would half this for 2 cups. When less is needed, you could use a hand mixer right in a large measuring cup for easy clean up!