Make Fresh Whipped Cream With A Hand Blender

Make Fresh Whipped Cream With A Hand Blender

If you don’t have a stand mixer, a cocktail shaker, or food processor to make whipped cream, you can use a hand mixer or immersion blender to make a fresh batch quickly — without working your arm muscles, either.

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Combine your ingredients in a bowl, then blend with your hand mixer or immersion blender for 20-30 seconds. Your whipped cream will be done when soft peaks start to form.

Whether you just like to save space on your kitchen counter, or you’re taking dessert to a party or potluck dinner, a hand mixer makes fresh whipped cream easy to make at home or away. Some immersion blenders come with a cup, and if yours does, then great — but you can also just use a bowl.

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    if you dont have a kettle to boil your water, place it in a pot on your cooktop…

    • No, instructions on how a kettle can be used to boil water if you don’t have a pot. I thought this was one of the most common uses of the immersion mixer, or a hand mixer. You know you can just put it in a Tupperware container and shake it, you don’t need a cocktail shaker.

  • Here’s a quick hack if you’re still using a whisk; keep your arm as straight as possible while whipping the cream* and just use your wrist to create the motion*. Your arm won’t tire as easily* and you should be able to complete the whole batch without stopping*.

    *Not a euphemism

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