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Simple & Quick Whipped Cream

November 26, 2014

Simple & Quick Whipped Cream
There is nothing quite like topping your favorite pie with fluffy, rich whipped cream.

When I made the real food switch a number of years ago, one of the simplest pleasures I found was learning how just a handful of ingredients could make the food that I was used to in a real food way.

Simple & Quick Whipped Cream
You see, I grew up with the little blue frozen container of whipped cream. I didn’t realize that it’s mile long list of ingredients including toxic hydrogenated oils and high fructose corn syrup could be simply narrowed down to a little cream and maple syrup whipped up to make the richest whipped cream you’ve ever had.

Simple & Quick Whipped Cream
If you grew up on the red whipped cream can, or the frozen blue tub of whipped cream, I promise you will not be disappointed. This takes only a few minutes to whip up and keeps in the fridge just like the others.

Simple & Quick Whipped Cream

Simple & Quick Whipped Cream
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Ingredients
  • 1 pint organic whole cream (Raw and grassfed preferable. Try avoiding ultra pasteurized)
  • 2-3 TB pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla or almond extract
Instructions
  1. Everything into a medium mixing bowl and beat with hand beaters with a whisk attachment for a 2-3 minutes until fluffy.

Tips:

  • This recipe will make a good 3-4 cups of whipped cream. Just half it if you don’t want that much. (Leftovers sure are good in a cup of coffee though! Ahem…moving on…)
  • You can freeze a sheet tray of the whipped cream and cut out shapes for your hot cocoa!
  • Play with the sweet and extracts to your family’s taste. You can add a tsp or 2 of cocoa if you want a chocolate whipped cream. Peppermint extract if you are adding it to your hot cocoa!
  • If you are looking for a great crust to make your favorite pie in try this one!

This post was shared at Real Food Wednesday, and Allergy Free Wednesday!

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  • Reply The Food Hunter December 8, 2014 at 10:35 am

    I like the maple syrup in this. great idea

  • Reply Stacey December 9, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    Do you know if this same technique would work with canned coconut milk? We have to eat dairy free but I would love to enjoy whip cream like I did as a kid.

    • Reply Renee Kohley December 9, 2014 at 3:40 pm

      Hi Stacey! The coconut cream from your coconut milk should work! Just put the can in the fridge so the cream/fat rises to the top and gets solid to pull off – then you can just whip that coconut cream 🙂

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