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Heavy Whipping Cream

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  • How much whipping cream should I use when my recipe calls for a specific amount of whipped cream?

    Whipping cream will double when whipped. For example if one cup of whipping cream is whipped it will equal about 2 cups of whipped cream.

  • How should I store Heavy Whipping Cream?

    This product requires refrigeration. For best results we recommend using it by the date stamped on the package. Once opened, the product should be used within 7 – 10 days. We do not recommend freezing this product. Although freezing does not affect the safety or nutritional value of the product, frozen-then-thawed product may affect texture and/or taste. We do not guarantee the quality of our products if stored frozen.

  • How far in advance of serving time can I whip cream?

    Ultra-pasteurized whipping cream can be whipped up to 4 hours ahead of the serving time. After whipping, cover and refrigerate the whipped cream.

  • What's the best way to whip Heavy Whipping Cream?

    For best results chill the bowl and beaters for 30 minutes in the freezer before whipping the cream. Make sure that the cream is as fresh and cold as possible.

  • What is the difference between heavy whipping cream and heavy cream?

    There is no difference, heavy whipping cream is also known as heavy cream. Heavy whipping cream has a milkfat content between 36 – 40 percent. Heavy whipping cream is the richest cream readily available. Heavy cream or heavy whipping cream is the best for making whipped cream, it makes stiff peaks that hold their shape. It is also used for thickening sauces and making desserts. Heavy cream/heavy whipping cream can easily be confused with whipping cream and/or light whipping cream, which has 30 - 36 percent milk fat. Light whipping cream is used in sauces and soups and as a garnish for desserts. It can make whipped cream, but heavy cream works best. 

  • When is the best time during whipping to add other ingredients?

    Additional ingredients such as sugar or vanilla should be added when soft peaks form or toward the end of whipping the cream. If ingredients are added too early the volume of cream whipped is reduced. If ingredients are added too late, or after the whipped cream has reached its peak, the cream may be over-whipped.

  • Where can I find Heavy Whipping Cream?

    Please call 1-800-878-9762 for help locating this product in your area or click on the Where to Buy tab above.