If you’re like me and go all-out on the whipped cream when decorating your holiday pies, or desserts you might find yourself with a bit of leftovers.
You might be asking yourself what to do with leftover whipped cream?
There are a few things you can do with leftover whipped cream. One option is to put it in a container and store it in the fridge for later. Another option is to use it to top off desserts or coffee. You can also use it to make whipped cream frosting or whipped cream cheese frosting.
Do to worry, I’ve got your back with a few tips and ideas on what you can do with the leftover whipped cream. Whichever option you choose, enjoy!
1. Topping for Coffee
Treat yourself to a nice cup of coffee with cream and make it a special day!
Top your coffee with some whipped cream and sprinkle with cocoa powder for a quick mocha, or add some vanilla extract to taste.
Take out the frozen whipped cream from the freezer and let it sit out for about 10 minutes while you making your coffee. It will soften and create a delicious topping.
2. Create a Memorable Breakfast
One way to use up your leftover whipped cream is to create a memorable breakfast.
For example, you could make a whipped cream and french toast.
Another option is to make pancakes with whipped cream frosting.
To do this, simply whip your leftover cream then place the foam in a piping bag or plastic sandwich bag with the corner snipped off.
Then you can pipe it onto your pancakes for something unique and simple.
Whatever option you choose, be sure to enjoy!
3. Mixing into Recipes
You can also use your leftover frozen whipped cream as the fat in cake batter.
Just be sure to thaw the whipped cream first, and it will act as an emulsifier in your cake batter.
This will provide a moist and fluffy cake.
4. Hot Cocoa Topped with Whipped Cream
Another great way to use up your leftover whipped cream is to put it in hot cocoa.
Nothing is more comforting than a nice cup of hot cocoa topped with whipped cream.
Simply heat up a mug of hot chocolate and then add a spoonful of whipped cream on top.
Stir it in and enjoy!
5. Indulge a Chocolate Mousse
Indulge in a chocolate mousse. It is a quick and easy recipe to make, and the perfect use to leftover whipped cream.
The best part? it requires no baking at all!
Simple melt some chocolate and slowly incorporate the whipped cream folding it to keep it airy and luscious.
6. Upgrade Your Oatmeal
Upgrade your oatmeal with whipped cream for a quick and easy breakfast.
The creamy texture and sweet flavor will make your oatmeal even more delicious.
Adding a dollop of whipped cream to your oatmeal can transform an average breakfast into a decadent and delicious treat.
It’s easy to do, too, just spoon some into your bowl and you’re good to go.
7. Create Flavored Creamers
Whipped cream leftovers can also be used to make flavored creamers.
Add in some vanilla extract, almond extract, or any other flavoring you like to create a variety of creamers to have on hand.
8. Ice Cream Topping
Another great way to use up your leftover whipped cream is to put it in ice cream.
It’s a quick and easy way to add a creamy and delicious topping to your ice cream.
Simply add a dollop of whipped cream to your bowl of ice cream and enjoy!
Let’s not forget the infamous banana split.
Use it to create a decadent ice cream dessert with melted chocolate and whipped cream.
9. Make Whipped Cream Frosting
It works great as a filling or icing for sweeter desserts like cakes or cupcakes, but can also work on top of pies too.
You can also add flavors like almond or pineapple to the whipped cream you made into frosting.
10. Strawberries and Cream
This is a classic flavor pairing. If you have some leftover whipped cream, why not make a quick and easy strawberry and cream dessert?
All you need is some sliced strawberries since you already have the whipped cream.
It’s a delicious and simple combination that is perfect for any occasion.
11. Freeze it
If you don’t have any immediate need to use the whipped cream just freeze it. By freezing the whipped cream you can always use it later.
After it’s been whipped, you can simply place the leftover cream in freezer-safe individual containers, leaving room for expansion.
Then you can eat it at a later date or use it to top off desserts or coffee.
I hope this article on things you can do with leftover whipped cream has been helpful.
Whether you want a sweet treat or savory appetizer, it should be easy enough for anyone to find something they enjoy in this list of ideas.
I think the best way to find out which one you like the most is just to try them all and see what you like.
You can’t go wrong with whipped cream, so if you don’t like it at first, there’s nothing to worry about; just give it another shot later on!