National Whipped Cream Day is an annual celebration feasted on January 5th of every year. Whipped Cream completes all your fruit and desserts as a topping, ice cream sundae, hot chocolate, cupcakes, and more. Whipped cream adds extra delight, and thus all your favorite dessert to cakes will have a rich look. National Whipped Cream Day wouldn’t get completed without tasting your ever loved food items topped with the whipped cream. So take this Day as the perfect excuse to treat yourself with a sweet treat.
“My mom makes something called green pie, which I thought was a delicacy that many people only had at Thanksgiving, but it turns out it was just Jell-O with whipped cream on it. And it’s delicious.” – Bobby Moynihan
History of National Whipped Cream Day
The history, origin, and the founder of the National Whipped Cream Day are not known. It is not mentioned anywhere regarding the year since this Day has been celebrated. However, the whipped cream has been existing since the 16th century. Aaron Lapin who invented the Reddi-Wip in 1948, was born on January 5, 1914, and the celebration Day falls on the birthday of Reddi-Wip founder Aaron “Bunny” Lapin. It is often called Chantilly cream or crème Chantilly. The cream is usually whipped until it is light and fluffy with a whisk, an electric or hand mixer, or a food processor. When the equipment and ingredients are cold, the results are best. The cream is often sweetened and at times flavored with vanilla.
The whipped cream is also often flavored with sugar, vanilla, coffee, orange, chocolate, and so on. The whipped cream was sweetened and aromatized and was popular in the 16th century. This cream is used as an ingredient in many desserts varieties as a filling for profiteroles and the layer cakes. The normal creams will consist of 30 percent of milk fat whereas the heavy cream will consist of 36 percent fat. The whipped cream is a popular topping used in fruit and desserts like pie, ice cream, sundaes, cupcakes, hot chocolate, cakes, waffles, milkshakes, cheesecakes, Jello and puddings. The Viennese coffee house tradition serves the whipped cream on coffee. The coffee with whipped cream is called as Melange mit Schlagobers.
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How to Celebrate National Whipped Cream Day
Celebrating the National Whipped Cream Day is very simple. Make your favorite food items little more delicious by adding the whipped cream. You could even add it as a topping for your morning coffee and bite your cupcakes or puddings with whipped cream. Make sure you combine it with the milkshakes after your lunch. Share your ice cream topped with whipped cream with your family after dinner. Share your Whipped Cream Day celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #WhippedCreamDay.