DIY whipped cream is easy to make and delicious!
For mouthwatering desserts and drinks, you can make your own fresh whipped cream, even without a mixer. Start with a small carton of heavy whipping cream (Trader Joe’s carries this), add a big pinch of sugar and half a teaspoon natural vanilla extract (if you don’t have any vanilla handy, you can use brandy). Put it in a jar and shake it vigorously for one minute. That’s all there is to it. If you need a little inspiration for how to use whipped cream (for cooking, we mean) check out these ideas.