How Do I Keep Whipped Cream From Falling Flat?

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Q: How do I keep my whipped cream from falling flat? I use vanilla and powdered sugar. It looks great when I’m done whipping, but it doesn’t last, and eventually looks wimpy. Any suggestions?

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Editor: A while back one of our editors tested a bunch of different methods for making long-lasting whipped cream. She had the most luck using an immersion blender, and blending in just a small amount of powdered sugar and vanilla.

Readers, what are your best tips to keep whipped cream from falling flat?