Whipped cream is arguably the world’s best dessert topper. It makes rich desserts feel light, fruit desserts feel rich, and hot cocoa feel extra special.
I have a soft spot in my heart for whipped cream because I used it to convince my very young children that I had magical powers.
I’d pour liquid heavy cream into a cold bowl then using just a whisk and a little effort my secret power was revealed—I could transform “milk” into sweetened whipped cream perfect for topping strawberries. They. Were. AMAZED! It’s one of my many superpowers as mom.
HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE WHIPPED CREAM
You don’t have to be mom, however, to make lovely creamy whipped topping at home. Just follow a few simple steps and you, too, can wow the masses (or all the 2-year-olds) with your mad whipped cream making skills.
First, know that perfect whipped cream can be soft or stiff,…