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What are some ways to make whipping cream if I don't have any cream

I have milk evaporated milk, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cornstarch, condensed milk, lemon juice and some others but I need help
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Can you make sugar free whipped cocunut cream?

I typically avoid sugar but I love whipped cream . Is this a thing? The question is pretty straightforward. Thanks so much!
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Can I add thick cream to whipping cream to increase fat content and make the whipped cream more stable?

In the UK we have double cream which has about 42% fat and whips up beautifully so that its quite stable and can be piped on top of cupcakes and in between cake layers without being squeezed out by ...
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When whipping cream, what is “custard-like consistency”?

I have a 1934 Borden pamphlet with a recipe for Frozen Egg Nog. The directions say to “whip [½ cup whipping] cream to custard-like consistency” before folding it into the mixture as the final step. ...
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How to avoid airy, thin whipped cream

I've always made my whipped cream with a 'stick hand blender, which creates the most amazing thick rich whipped cream! I never liked the airy, oily w/c from Starbucks but I wanted to get a dispenser ...
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How to make whipped cream just like in a canister?

I see that people make it with a blender or a whisker, but how to reproduce the texture in canisters? Maybe with a soda maker?
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Why won't my whipped cream (with extras) stiffen up?

I wanted to spice up my whip cream so I used this recipe: 1 c. heavy cream, chilled 1/2 c. Packed light brown sugar 1/8 t salt 1/2 c. sour cream 2 t. bourbon I chilled the mixing bowl, mixed the ...
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Can I whip cream that is past its use by date?

I was going to make a dessert with whipped cream but events interfered and I now have a large (sealed) pot of double cream left in the fridge. My next opportunity to make the dessert will be next ...
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Making a cremeaux lighter with whipped cream. Is there a name for this?

Making a cremeux lighter with whipped cream. Is there a name for this? I used this method to make a lighter filling and it was great. I know diplomat cream is similar but I was just wondering if there'...
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Thickening cream in a blender to increase fat content?

I've established that it's not possible(or a compromise at best) to mix other things in single cream to increase its fat content. I have 25% and 30%(rarer) cream available where I'm at, and I'd like ...
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Color bleeding when piping

I'm trying to mix color in whipped cream for decorations, but it always bleeds the color down to my white cake coat foundation. Can somebody help?
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Minimum quantity of heavy whipping cream to get whipped cream from dispenser [duplicate]

I tried to make whipped cream with a 500mL dispenser by following the instructions (chill the dispenser for 3 hours, shake at most 7 times), but since I didn't want as much as commonly directed (2 ...
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My whipped cream can has run out of nitrous. I want what's inside anyway. What's the least destructive method of doing so?

I have a circular saw meant for cutting metal, I have pliers, I even have a can opener, but I'm not certain others encountering this problem and looking it up on DDG/Google may have these. So, what's ...
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Pumpkin Nitro Mousse?

I want to make little pumpkin mousse brûlée deserts, and I also want to play with my new whipped cream dispenser. Do you think pumpkin purée would do bad things to my dispenser? I swear I've seen TV ...
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Ways/techniques to make things "fluffy/foamy" like whipped cream?

In general, if you want to make something fluffy like whipped cream, what ingredients/techniques should you use? Basically, I want, when you put it in your mouth, to almost be like eating flavored ...
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Whipped cream from milk powder

Recently I saw a video that shows powdered milk can be whipped with cold water to make topping for cakes. I did a research on Google and yes, some articles/blogs said that it can be whipped. I ...
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Do milk and butter not work in place of cream for whipping, and why?

I’ve seen claims that, while you can replace heavy cream with the proper proportions of milk and butter in recipes that don’t require whipping, the mixture will not form stiff peaks when whipped, even ...
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Dalgona / whipped coffee without sugar?

Dalgona coffee / whipped coffee is a hit recently, which is made from instant coffee powder, hot water and sugar. I was wondering if there are any possibilities that we could have similar results if ...
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Ultra thick and fluffy pudding

I recently traveled to NY and tried Magnolia's banana pudding. Long story short, it was amazing :D When I came back home I tried to create the next best version. Having seen the below video, I ...
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Can you make whipped cream with a SodaStream?

So, whipped cream is basically just cream that’s been whipped until lots of tiny air bubbles become suspended in it and it becomes a much thicker foam, right? Would it be possible to use a SodaStream ...
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How to make white whip cream?

I'm trying to make a regular circular cake with cream in the middle and top. A lot of recipe online will just tell you to whip the cream from a mix if sugar and heavy cream. I did that, it works but ...
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Can I re-whip whipped cream?

I whipped some cream with soft peaks and put it in the fridge. A few days most of it has collapsed and is liquid. Can I re-whip it effectively without adding more cream?
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Why do some creams/fats whip better than others?

Wikipedia makes whipped cream look very simple: gas bubbles are trapped in the fat and create a colloid. However, we all know that you can easily come across "whipping cream" that just won't whip even ...
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Whipping heavy cream with melted chocolate

This morning I put 60g dark chocolate (pieces) into a glass jug and heated it in the microwave for bursts of 10 seconds, while stirring, to soften it. I then added a table spoon of cold, extra thick ...
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What are differences between traditional whisked whipped cream and whipping syphon?

Is there any perceived taste or texture difference between traditional whisked whipped cream and whipping syphon. Assuming, for comparison, identical mix of cream and a little sugar. Also, if say ...
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Using Clotted Cream as Whipping Cream

Can I add normal milk or cream with a 30% fat content to clotted cream with a 58% fat content to make whipping cream? can clotted cream be whipped on its own? I want to decorate a cake.
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How can I recreate canned whipped cream from scratch?

I tried by using two quarts of heavy cream, two cups of sugar and a spoon of honey and mixed it all together but I feel like it's missing something to the flavor. I'm trying to create something ...
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How long should I keep something in the freezer to chill it?

I once placed a can of beer in the freezer for an hour. It did not freeze, and it was great. However, now I need to cool some whipped cream (un-whipped), and the packet says I need to keep it in the ...
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Can I use a pint/ 500ml whipped cream canister for small volumes?

When using a small volume of contents, is it better to fill a larger (pint/ 500ml sized) whipped cream dispenser only partially or to fill a smaller (half or quarter pint/ 125ml or 250ml) whipped ...
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At what pressure is whipped cream stored in a can?

Whipped cream is often sold in pressurized cans. At what pressure is the cream stored in such a can when it is new? Thank you!
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Can sour cream be whipped?

Will whipping sour cream result in something with a texture similar to whipped cream? How about a mix of whipping cream and sweet cream? I want a pie topping with a sour taste.
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Why is my whipped cream dispenser stuck?

I recently purchased a whipped cream dispenser (specifically, this one), but it's been giving me some trouble and I don't know if it's just this one or they're all like this. What I do: put in the ...
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Why does whipped Cream sometimes sink in warm beverages?

I am a former barista who has encountered this phenomena many times, but could never consistently re-produce the effect.
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Substitute for eggs in Macarons (No Legumes)

My absolute favorite things to bake are French macarons. I make them for family gatherings, potlucks, or just to give to my public library. A huge issue, however, is that often times I just make them ...
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Why does whipped cream use nitrous oxide instead of nitrogen gas?

It seems that nitrous oxide (N2O) is frequently used to create whipped cream. But why can't just regular nitrogen gas (N2) be used instead?
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Whipping cream that has been frozen won't whip

I have whipping cream that has been frozen; it is now separated and won't whip. Is there anything I can do to make it whip?
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whipped cream icing beforehand vs right before serving

I found a recipe of a chocolate poke cake with chocolate ganache in the holes and a whipped cream icing that it's supposed to be only on top, and then with pecans and chocolate flakes and dulce de ...
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N2O canister getting stuck in whipping siphon?

this is the first time I tried to make homemade whipped cream, so I bought a new whipped cream siphon and some N2O cartridges, and the first time I tried to use it, all worked well and I made a bit of ...
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How to make softer frozen whipped cream?

I recently found out that a few decades ago frozen whipped cream was a thing and my mom liked it. It was similar to normal whipped cream only a bit harder frozen (but still softer than ice cream) and ...
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Why does coconut milk separate when it is placed in the fridge?

I have noticed that for many coconut whipped cream recipes, you are supposed to put the can in the fridge overnight to separate the fat and the liquid. Can anyone explain the food science behind why ...
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How to garnish coffee with cream

I have some liquid cream - it's a dairy product with a high fat percentage but thin enough to flow, you can make it into whipped cream by beating it (explaining due to different cultures and languages)...
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Piping whipped cream icing vs buttercream

I'm looking to try piping whipped cream icing, instead of buttercream -- what are the major handling differences the feel to it, different tips to use, any tricks or pitfalls I should be aware of? I'...
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When whipping cream, does its state continually cycle through various states? Is there a dead end at whipped butter? Or does something else happen?

I was attempting to make butter by whipping heavy cream in my Kitchenaid stand mixer. I noticed that cream was getting grainy (as the fat was globbing into butter) but then let it whip a little longer....
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How to make a passion fruit mousse without gelatin?

I am Brazilian amateur cook. I wonder if there is any original recipe to make passion fruit mousse. Every time I do it, consistency is too runny and slightly aerated. Maybe the consistency to stay ...
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Whipped Cream out of Egg Whites

All types of fresh whipping cream or Half-and-Half that I have found have an ingredient called Carrageenan, which interacts really weird with my dad (makes him feel jittery). As I was Whipping Egg ...
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Why did my tiramisù cream become grainy?

Late Friday night, I prepared tiramisù and refrigerated it until serving it the next day, I guess about 20 hours or so later. The texture of the cream layer seemed fine when I prepared it, but when I ...
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When I pull the trigger on my cream whipper, it won't stop, even when released

I have an isi gourmet whip, 1/2 liter. I prepare a standard preparation of whipped cream, meaning cream, some sugar, and a bit of vanilla extract, pressurize the canister, shake, and then when I go to ...
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How long can I store whipped cream for?

Can you store whipped cream. If so, how and for how long? If you can't, is that why commercial kitchens use a "dispenser'. is it as good coming from a dispenser?
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how to whip UHT cream?

Today I was making a cake for which I needed whipped cream. The local store did not have fresh cream so I bought UHT cream, I am not sure that's the correct term in English, you basically treat it ...
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Can one get quality whipped cream by putting only 250 ml (1 cup) whipping cream into a half litre (1 pint) NO2 whipper?

I just bought a 500 ml whipper (Mosa), which is designed to take up to 500 ml whipping cream and a single NO2 cartridge. I'm not sure I want that much whipped cream available to my family at all times;...
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