How to Make Heavy Cream

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  2. How to Make Heavy Cream
  3. How to Prepare Vegan Heavy Cream
  4. How to Use Leftover Heavy Cream
  5. Wrap Up

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{"blocks":[{"key":"9n573","text":"Heavy cream is one of the richest and tastiest ingredients that you can add to any dish. However, if you’re worried about the quality of store-bought heavy cream, you’ve come to the right place to learn how to make heavy cream at home. ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":236,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":236,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":236,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":236,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"a9205","text":"Although it’s quite popular, you might not have enough heavy cream in your fridge when you need some. But don’t worry because you’ll learn how to make heavy cream from scratch, and it will taste heavenly.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":204,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":204,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":204,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":204,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}

How to Make Heavy Cream

{"blocks":[{"key":"3am07","text":"Whether you need heavy cream for pasta or dessert, you don’t have to buy it from the store. The recipe to prepare heavy cream is really easy to prepare, and the results are guaranteed. ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":185,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":185,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":185,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":185,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"bfsj","text":"Preparing your heavy cream at home means that you have control over the preservatives and colors put into the mix. You can also prepare the exact amount you need for your recipe. 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","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":157,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":157,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":157,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":157,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"7t2e1","text":"If you only have skimmed milk, you can still prepare heavy cream. Although it lacks the richness that you need in heavy cream, you can thicken the texture of skimmed milk by adding a tablespoon or two of cornstarch. Here is what you can do.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":240,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":240,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":240,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":240,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"6avmn","text":"Mix a tablespoon of cornstarch with a cup of skimmed milk.","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":58,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":58,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":58,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":58,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"68kkl","text":"Put your milk on low heat and stir until it has thickened a little. ","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":68,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":68,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":68,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":68,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"95jon","text":"Now that you’ve thickened the texture of the milk, you can add your butter to prepare your heavy cream.\n","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":103,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":103,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":103,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":103,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}

How to Prepare Vegan Heavy Cream

{"blocks":[{"key":"2t75f","text":"If you’re vegan or lactose intolerant, you can still prepare heavy cream. You will need a homemade blend that is made of soy milk and tofu, which is low in fat but high in protein. But the best thing about it is that you can enjoy the richness of heavy cream even if you’re vegan or sensitive to dairy. ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":303,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":303,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":303,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":303,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"2539q","text":"Ingredients","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":11,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":11,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":11,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":11,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"4rp86","text":"1 cup of silken tofu.","type":"unordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"7u4hj","text":"Soy milk is too thin.","type":"unordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"deq8s","text":"Steps","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":5,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":5,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":5,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":5,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"9gtb5","text":"You need to mix the silken tofu with soy milk and blend.","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":56,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":56,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":56,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":56,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"3coaa","text":"Keep on mixing until you get the desired texture. ","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":50,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":50,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":50,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":50,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"e90eu","text":"Silken tofu is suitable for this recipe because otherwise, you might end up with chunks in your heavy cream. You can increase or decrease the amount of milk you have depending on the texture you want to achieve. ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":212,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":212,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":212,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":212,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"4r79q","text":"There are other cool substitutes that you can go for if you want to have vegan heavy cream. For example, you can mix cornstarch with non-dairy milk or oil with non-dairy milk. All these substitutes can work as a base for different sauces, desserts, and soups.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":259,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":259,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":259,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":259,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}

How to Use Leftover Heavy Cream

{"blocks":[{"key":"dae2k","text":"If you have prepared a batch of heavy cream for a specific dish, you don’t have to throw away any excess. There are several uses for your leftover heavy cream that can elevate your cooking experience. ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":201,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":201,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":201,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":201,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"ecsos","text":"Heavy cream can be used to make breakfast treats like fluffy pancakes or add some richness to your bowl of oats. Even if you’re making frittatas or quiche, your dish will taste so much better with just a little heavy cream added to the mixture. Here are some cool ways to use your leftover heavy cream. ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":303,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":303,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":303,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":303,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"7luga","text":"Use heavy cream to add richness to your pasta sauce. Whether you’re preparing a red or white sauce, a dash of heavy cream will add a richer texture and consistency to the sauce. You don’t add too much because one or two tablespoons will be enough. Just pour some heavy cream while your sauce is simmering and stir well.","type":"unordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":319,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":319,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":319,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":319,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"cpl23","text":"Heavy cream will be a great addition to your vegetable-based soup. Tomato, broccoli, artichoke, and potato soup will feel and taste so much richer with just a little heavy cream. Don’t let the heavy cream boil for too long as you want to enjoy its richness and heaviness. ","type":"unordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":272,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":272,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":272,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":272,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"2tggr","text":"You can make your omelets more fluffy and tastier by adding a little heavy cream. While you’re mixing two eggs, add a quarter cup of heavy cream and mix well. If you’re using four eggs, you can double the amount. Be careful not to add too much heavy cream to your egg mixture because it will make your eggs too runny. ","type":"unordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":318,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":318,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":318,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":318,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"ea2dh","text":"Add some of your leftover heavy cream to your baked dishes. Whether you’re baking a vegetable casserole, baked chicken, baked pasta, bread pudding, or any other type of dessert, you can add some heavy cream for extra richness. Mix your heavy cream with shredded cheese to add some richness to your savory dishes, or mix heavy cream with sugar, syrup, or eggs to elevate the taste of your desserts.","type":"unordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":397,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":397,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":397,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":397,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}

Wrap Up

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