Making Whipped Cream with a Stand Mixer
Making whipped cream from scratch is a simple and satisfying task, and a stand mixer makes it even easier. The key is to start with cold ingredients and chill your bowl and whisk attachment beforehand.
-1 cup heavy cream
-2 tablespoons sugar
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
1. Place your stand mixer bowl in the refrigerator to chill for at least 15 minutes.
2. Pour the cold cream into the chilled bowl and add the sugar and vanilla extract (if using).
3. Attach the whisk attachment to the stand mixer and turn it on to medium speed.
4. Whip the cream until it reaches the desired consistency. It should take about 2-3 minutes.
5. Once the cream is light and fluffy, turn off the mixer and serve or store the whipped cream in an airtight container.
-Chilling the bowl and whisk attachment before making the whipped cream will help the cream hold its shape better.
-If you’re making a lot of whipped cream, use a large bowl and a larger whisk attachment.
-Add a little more sugar or vanilla extract if desired.
-Don’t overmix the cream or it may become grainy.
Making whipped cream with a stand mixer is an easy and delicious way to top your favorite desserts. With a few simple ingredients and a few minutes of your time, you’ll have a light and fluffy treat that will make any dessert shine.
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ 1: What kind of mixer do I need to make whipped cream?
Answer: A stand mixer is best for making whipped cream.