Whipped Cream Frosting For Angel Food Cake

Whipped Cream Frosting For Angel Food Cake

Looking for something more stable than regular buttercream? If so, whipped cream frosting for angel food cake is just for you. It is a light and fluffy frosting that holds its shape excellently and could last up for several days. In addition to that, it is delectable, airy, and creamy. Not only is it lighter than buttercream frosting, but also it is perfect for any make-ahead dessert, especially angel food cake. Because of this, I recommend you add this whipped cream frosting for angel food cake in your repertoire. 

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How To Stabilize Whipped Cream Frosting?

Every baker wants to have a whipped cream frosting that appears as gorgeous as it does the day it was fresh. However, it can be a little bit tricky to stabilize whipped cream frosting. So with that, be sure to put the beaters and the mixing bowl in the fridge. Do this before getting started with the recipe. Because of that, the colder the baking equipment and ingredients when you make the whipped cream frosting, the faster it will thicken. In addition to that, it can increase the volume of the whipped cream frosting. Keep in mind that you only need to chill the beaters and bowl for approximately five to ten minutes. That is why it would help to prepare the other ingredients while you are at it.

How To Stabilize Whipped Cream Frosting - Angel Food Cake

Cornstarch 

It works great with whipped cream frosting since it is convenient and inexpensive. So with that, all you have to do is add the whipped cream after adding the confectioners’ sugar. Hence, it is perfect for home desserts as opposed to gelatin. Regarding confectioners’ sugar, you are taking advantage of its starch, commonly either potato starch or cornstarch.

Gelatin

It is the most popular ingredient to use in bakeries. Not only does it have the most extended shelf life, but also it helps to hold the shape of whipped cream frosting the longest. However, it is not meant for vegetarians.

Milk Powder

Essentially, it works on two certain levels. First, it adds a more milky taste than starch flavor to the stabilized whipped cream frosting. And the second it takes advantage of the starch in the milk powder, which commonly is cornstarch.

How To Stabilize Whipped Cream Frosting - Milk Powder

What You Will Need To Make Whipped Cream Frosting For Angel Food Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 

Equipment 

  • Mixing bowl 
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoon 
  • Rubber spatula 
  • Hand or stand mixer
  • Piping bag 
  • Piping tip 

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Step By Step Instructions On How To Make Whipped Cream Frosting For Angel Food Cake

Step 1

Place your mixing bowl and whisk attachment inside the refrigerator for an hour before whipping the whipped cream.

Step 2

Afterward, in the bowl of your hand or stand mixer, beat the cream cheese at medium-low speed until smooth. After that, use a rubber spatula to scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl.

Step 3

Next, turn the mixer at low speed. Then, gradually add the confectioners’ sugar, increase the speed to medium-high and mix for a minute until incorporated. So with that, please pause to scrape the bowl and its sides.

mixing confectioners sugar

Step 4

Then, add in the vanilla extract and turn the mixer to medium-high speed. Afterward, at low speed, carefully pour the heavy whipping cream into the bowl. Mix for a minute till it thickens; make sure not to over mix the cream because it will end up soupy.

Step 5

Once the frosting takes shape, turn the mixer off. Then, do a quick whisk test by dunking the whisk attachment into the frosting and flipping it upside down. The frosting must appear at the midpoint of medium and stiff peaks; however, if it does not, continue mixing at medium-high speed with thirty seconds intervals.

Step 6 

Finally, please use the frosting immediately or place it in the fridge till ready to use.

Servings And Preparation Time for Whipped Cream Frosting For Angel Food Cake

Servings And Preparation Time for Whipped Cream Frosting For Angel Food Cake

Tips And Tricks For Whipped Cream Frosting For Angel Food Cake

If unsalted butter is unavailable, you may use salted butter instead; however, the taste will differ. Just add an extra tablespoon of confectioners’ sugar for it. Also, chilling your bowl and whisk attachment helps the frosting keeps its shape. In addition to that, always take time to scrape the corners of the bowl to incorporate the frosting properly. Moreover, it would be best to ensure that your gelatin is slightly cooled before mixing it in. Because of this, you do not want it to be exceedingly hot when you add it to the mixing bowl. 

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Whipped Cream Frosting For Angel Food Cake

Looking for something more stable than regular buttercream? If so, whipped cream frosting for angel food cake is just for you. It is a light and fluffy frosting that holds its shape excellently and could last up for several days. In addition to that, it is delectable, airy, and creamy. Not only is it lighter than buttercream frosting, but also it is perfect for any make-ahead dessert, especially angel food cake. Because of this, I recommend you add this whipped cream frosting for angel food cake in your repertoire.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Whipped Cream Frosting For Angel Food Cake
Servings: 12 cups
Author: cakedecorist.com

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Place your mixing bowl and whisk attachment inside the refrigerator for an hour before whipping the whipped cream.
  • Afterward, in the bowl of your hand or stand mixer, beat the cream cheese at medium-low speed until smooth. After that, use a rubber spatula to scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl.
  • Next, turn the mixer at low speed. Then, gradually add the confectioners’ sugar, increase the speed to medium-high and mix for a minute until incorporated. So with that, please pause to scrape the bowl and its sides.
  • Then, add in the vanilla extract and turn the mixer to medium-high speed. Afterward, at low speed, carefully pour the heavy whipping cream into the bowl. Mix for a minute till it thickens; make sure not to over mix the cream because it will end up soupy.
  • Once the frosting takes shape, turn the mixer off. Then, do a quick whisk test by dunking the whisk attachment into the frosting and flipping it upside down. The frosting must appear at the midpoint of medium and stiff peaks; however, if it does not, continue mixing at medium-high speed with thirty seconds intervals.
  • Finally, please use the frosting immediately or place it in the fridge till ready to use.

Notes

If unsalted butter is unavailable, you may use salted butter instead; however, the taste will differ. Just add an extra tablespoon of confectioners’ sugar for it. Also, chilling your bowl and whisk attachment helps the frosting keeps its shape. In addition to that, always take time to scrape the corners of the bowl to incorporate the frosting properly. Moreover, it would be best to ensure that your gelatin is slightly cooled before mixing it in. Because of this, you do not want it to be exceedingly hot when you add it to the mixing bowl.
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