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Old 10-29-2007, 03:10 PM   #1
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Heavy Cream vs Whipping Cream?

What is the difference? Are they interchangeable?


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Old 10-29-2007, 03:14 PM   #2
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Fat content. Heavy has slightly more. The USDA has regulations which prescribe how much fat different types of cream must have.

They are def. interchangeable.
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Old 10-29-2007, 03:14 PM   #3
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The difference is in the fat content. Heavy cream is 36% to 40% fat while whipping cream has slightly less fat at 30% to 36%.

Both can be used to make whipped cream and in sauces.
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What is the difference?
The amount of butterfat.

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Are they interchangeable?
Normally, yes.
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Old 10-29-2007, 04:02 PM   #5
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skimmed, 1%, 2%, whole milk (3.7% or so), 1/2 n 1/2, light cream, whipping cream, heavy cream, butter, cheese

something like that
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