Sweetened whipped cream is the perfect finish for just about any dessert, or spoon a dollop over coffee or hot chocolate. Preparation: less than 5 minutes.
Makes 2 cups
1 1⁄4cups heavy cream, chilled
2tablespoons granulated sugar
1 1⁄2teaspoons vanilla extract
Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons): Calories 70 (86% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 0g • fat 7g • sat. fat 4g • chol. 25mg • sod. 7mg • calc. 12mg • fiber 0g
Place the cream, sugar, and vanilla in a medium stainless or glass mixing bowl. Using the chef’s whisk, beat on speed 4 until whipped to desired thickness – about 45 seconds for softly whipped cream, about 1 minute for stiffly whipped cream.
Cocoa Whipped Cream: Place 11⁄4 cups heavy cream, 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa, and 1 teaspoon vanilla in mixing bowl. Whip as directed.