Overwhipped Your Cream? There’s an Easy Way to Fix That

published Apr 3, 2015
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It happens to best of us: we turn on the mixer to whip up some cream and then a distracting phone call or text comes. Next thing you know, the cream has gone from soft and billowy to a lumpy, grainy consistency that’s not very appetizing anymore.

Is it ruined and you have to start over? Nope, there’s a super-easy way to fix that overwhipped cream!

How To Fix Overwhipped Cream

As long as your whipped cream hasn’t turned to butter yet, you can just gently whisk in a few more tablespoons of cream and everything will smooth right back out again. So simple and easy to do, and your overwhipped cream has now been rescued so you don’t have to start over.

(Image credit: Christine Gallary)

This fix does mean you’ll need some extra cream on hand, so it’s best to make sure you buy a little extra as insurance.

Besides, any extra cream can be frozen for a later use, so it won’t go to waste!

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