About a year ago, whipping cream by hand became, for some reason, one the major ways I found to relieve stress. Breaking out a whisk and a bowl and working at it until it turned into the ethereal, light cloud of whipped cream was a benefit both to my upper arm strength and to my desserts. There's little in my usual dessert repertoire that can't benefit from a little blob of fresh whipped cream on it—pies, brownies, cookies, or just a pile of cut-up fruit.
Have you tried homemade whipped cream yet? Sure, the store-bought stuff is convenient every once in awhile, but the real deal is well worth the extra steps. Once you try the homemade version, the can just won't do it for you anymore. Guaranteed.
Here's a super-simple recipe for Classic Whipped Cream that requires just two ingredients. Yep, you heard it right!
1 cup heavy cream