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Old 06-09-2015, 10:36 AM   #1
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Single Serving Cream Whipper

My wife and I often whip up one or two servings of unsweetened whipped cream. We've done it three ways: Big nitrous-powered cream whipper, standard stick mixer, and small 2-AA-battery-powered milk frother (Aero-latte).

The problem with the first, is that by the time we finish the cream that is in the whipper, it has gone sour (it happens in only a few days, since the stuff inside is whipped).

The problem with the standard stick mixer is that it whips too hard, and as soon as the cream starts getting whipped, the blade spins, and you can't get it all whipped.

The Aero-Latte is best, but its low power means it takes too long to whip the cream.

First-world problem, huh?

Anyway, I'm looking for something between the second two options. A small, corded stick mixer with full-range variable power. I'd prefer something without a guard around the blade, but I realize that might not be an option.

Suggestions?

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Old 06-09-2015, 10:39 AM   #2
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How about a stainless steel bowl and a balloon whisk? If necessary, you could make motor boat noises with your mouth while whisking.
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Old 06-09-2015, 11:22 AM   #3
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I use the stick blender in a 16 oz. bartenders shaker glass, similar to the one pictured below. I chill the glass in the freezer. The head of the immersion blender fits the bottom of the glass with little room to spare. I do as little as a 1/4 cup of heavy cream with a dash of vanilla extract and an individual packet of Splenda. This method has two drawbacks. The first is the waste of cream lost when cleaning the blender and the second is that cream whipped with the stick blender does not whip as light and fluffy as it does when you use a traditional handheld mixer.

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Old 06-09-2015, 11:54 AM   #4
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Our stick blender came with a balloon whisk that can be swapped for the blade. Makes whipped cream easy.
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Old 06-09-2015, 12:00 PM   #5
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I agree, RP. I have a Cuisinart stick blender with a whisk attachment. I haven't tried making whipped cream with it yet, but it's good to know that works.
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Old 06-09-2015, 12:01 PM   #6
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Is your blade above the holes on the side? It can make all the difference. The liquid is on a hit or miss mission as to whether to reaches the blade if it is it is below. The liquid doesn't flow as freely. When the blade is above the holes, the blade pulls the liquid through the holes so that all the cream gets whipped. The blade performs as a reverse whirlpool for the holes. It pulls the cream through the holes, thus ensuring success.
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Old 06-09-2015, 03:37 PM   #7
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How big is your whipper?

Mosa seems to have a .25 liter one. Mayhaps you should downsize?
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Old 06-10-2015, 10:07 PM   #8
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I use a rotary egg beater


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I remember, as a little kid, my great aunt letting me use one of those on some cream. Imagine my surprise, I made butter!
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Old 06-11-2015, 12:09 AM   #10
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I used the immersion blender tonight with the whisk thing.

4oz of heavy cream and some splenda... worked a treat.
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