National Whipped Cream Day
Imagine the scene: You have just made delicious pancakes for your family for breakfast or brunch. While some family members prefer to top their pancakes with butter maple syrup, others like to add a heap of chopped fruit. The truth is that you will want something completely different.
You decide to make whipped cream, and then gently brush it on top of your pancakes. The room suddenly quiets down. This is when you realize you have found the perfect accompaniment for a stack pancakes. Everyone wants to join the whipped cream fun!
Whipping cream can transform many sweets, desserts, and hot beverages. There’s no doubt about that. Its simplicity can transform almost any dish into a work of culinary art.
It is now time to celebrate National Whipped Cream Day, which captures the essence of whipped cream!
If you haven’t tried whipped cream before, you are missing out! Whipping cream is a sweetened cream made from sugar. It’s made by whipping the cream with a mixer or whisk until it becomes fluffy and light. Whipping creates something unique and delicious by adding air.
A cream that is less than 35% fat should be whipped in order to get the best results. Whipping cream can be made with either a hand mixer or a high speed mixer. Hand whisking is a tedious process.
Some people like the simple taste of whipped cream. Others prefer it to be more flavorful. You can often find whipped cream with flavors such as vanilla, cinnamon, and chocolate.
There are now dairy-free whipped creams for those who have milk intolerances. These whipped creams are vegan-friendly, but can still be delicious.
Whipping cream may seem like a recent culinary invention. Believe it or not, whipped cream actually has a history dating back to the 16th Century!
Recipes dating back to 1549 are the earliest evidence of whipped cream. Cristoforo Di Messisbugo, an Italian Renaissance chef, included whipped cream in one of his recipes. Banchetti Composizioni Di Vivande und Apparecchio generale refers to “milk snow”, which is a primitive version of whipped cream.
Whip cream was known throughout the 16th and 17th century as “snow cream”, which was a charming and endearing name for it. The first literary references to whip cream date back to 1629 (creme fouettee in France) and 1673 in England.
National Whipped Cream Day was created to honor Aaron Lapin, the Reddi-wip founder who was born in 1914. Reddi-wip was created by Aaron Lapin in 1948. It is the only brand that can be found in aerosol canned sweetened whipped creams.
How to Celebrate National Whipped Cream Day
These ideas and many more will help you get on board for National Whipped Cream Day.
While some people may need dessert with whipped cream, others might just be content to just squirt the Reddi-wip into their mouths. Even people who don’t normally eat dessert can celebrate this day.
In a favorite recipe, use Whipped cream
You can make a recipe more beautiful by adding whipped cream to it. These are some ideas for recipes with whipped cream.