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What Is A Whipped Cream Canister?

If you are a big fan of culinary activities such as baking, cooking, decorating and making drinks, chances are that you are aware of the extended use of whipped cream chargers and canisters, especially when it comes to special events or deluxe dishes. However, you don’t need to go to a five star restaurant in order to try amazing edible innovations. Thanks to the introduction of whipped cream canisters, or whippers as they are also called, now you can access a lot of fun and delicious recipes to enhance soups, sauces, eggs, pastry and a long etcetera. In this article you will have access to a full picture of what a whipped cream canister is, how you can use it and make the most out of it. Continue reading, and prepare to go one step further in terms of your kitchen abilities.

Whipped cream canister in its historical context and why people love it

When whipped cream started to become part of the kitchens around the world, the whole process relied on physical ability in order to churng the mixture of whipping cream, aiming to aerate it as much as possible. As time passed, the incursion of electricity in an increased number of kitchen appliances, made it possible to easily whip up the cream with the aid of a mixer device, or whisker. However, if you have ever used this equipment, you can attest that it’s somewhat bulky and complicated to clean after using it, plus you have to consume the product as soon as possible since due to its dairy content, paired with the exposure to air, it spoils quickly. 

As you can see, the whipped cream canister is so far the easiest way to aerate your liquid foods, giving them a foam-like texture, in a very practical way, as it is lightweight, not bulky and you can use it in just a few seconds. Not without reason, this kitchen tool has become the new favourite of so many people, and a must-have for restaurants, cafes and bars.

How to use a whipped cream canister

In order to use your whipper, you will also use as many whipped cream chargers as needed, this depends on the amount of food that you want to prepare. Also, make sure that your whipped cream canister has all the components for its adequate use.

You want to start by cleaning all the components before using them, then you need to insert your desired charger by unscrewing the top of the canister. Remember that there are some chargers with flavour included. After this step, you can proceed to sill the canister with the liquid of your choice, whether that is eggs, chocolate syrup, cream or a dressing, is up to the menu that you have in mind. Now, it is time to put the whipped cream charger to use, and you can do this by simply twisting the charger holder while the smaller end is facing upwards. When you start hearing the sound of the gas coming out of the charger, it means that you can start infusing the nitrous oxide (N2O) into the liquid. Finally, just shake the whipped cream canister a short while and you are ready to use it.

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