Peanut butter is a staple pantry item that is incredibly shelf-stable and can be used in many different recipes. One way to use peanut butter in a new way is to make a whipped cream out of it. Whipped cream is a dessert favorite and goes easily on any dessert.
Whipped cream is smooth, creamy and easy to add flavor to in order to create peanut butter whipped cream or fruit whipped creams. Peanut butter is an ideal choice, especially smooth peanut butter because it will keep that smooth texture and mix easily with the cream. Whipped cream is actually incredibly easy to make and has simple ingredients.
This recipe will work to make any whipped cream, you just need to substitute the peanut butter for another ingredient or just leave it out all together. The ingredients that you will need for this recipe:
1 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon peanut butter
2 tablespoons powdered sugar ( if you have granulated sugar, you can blend it in a food processor for a minute to make powdered sugar.
Here’s the basic recipe for peanut butter whipped cream. One of the best parts of this recipe is that it can be completed in just five minutes.
- Place a metal or glass mixing bowl and beaters in the freezer for 15 minutes.
- Remove the bowl from the freezer. Add the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and peanut butter, and beat with an electric mixer for four-to-seven minutes, or until stiff peaks form.
- Use on cakes, cupcakes, pies, hot cocoa, etc., or enjoy on its own. Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to one day.
The whipped cream can also be stored in the freezer and thawed out when you want to use it. However, you should leave it out to thaw, or carefully watch it in the microwave so it doesn’t turn into soup.