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Does Excellent Canned Whipped Cream Exist?

A few years ago i tried a product from Whole Foods but it def didn't impress me. Has anyone found anything simple, cream and sugar, with a full clean flavor? It's for my winter indulgence, Irish Coffee, and sure, i can continue to just use cream in the coffee, but ready-made whipped cream would be fun . thx much.

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  1. Ask Santa for an ISI Creamer. :)

    1. Isigny Sainte Mère is a great canned whipped cream & not too sweet. In NYC it's sold in Fairway & Zabar's , although I see that doesn't help you in Boston. :-(

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      1. re: boredough

        The Isigny whipped cream is available at Costco in Toronto over the holidays.

      2. We had this whipped cream from Clover on thanksgiving, it was great, no too sweet and a good density to the cream
        http://cloverstornetta.com/products/n...

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        1. re: Ttrockwood

          thx but not sold in new eng.

        2. Haven't yet found a commercial product that I can stand the taste and texture of, so I have a whipped cream dispenser that was worth every penny of the maybe forty bucks I spent on it. It takes manufacturing cream (or any heavy cream) and whatever amount of sugar suits your taste.
          Also FWIW: you can make rosettes to your preferred size and freeze them on a cookie sheet and then just pop them off and onto the hot drinks. A good one for large holiday parties.

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          1. re: mamachef

            hmmm,didn't know it would keep aerated in frzr. maybe i should make and freeze a big batch and then put scoops on top when i make the irish coffee..... A pint becomes a qt. whipped; that should last me the winter. th you!

            1. re: opinionatedchef

              Both of you are very welcome!! Yes, the cream will hold up fine and stay aerated, but don't do this one toooo long in advance. Healthwise it won't be compromised, but the taste can be. So; make the rosettes or dollops; freeze them and then store them in an airtight container for not more than a week or so. You can make larger portions as well, if you want.
              Unwhipped heavy cream also freezes well, but to be used in whipped form (instead of just as heavy cream), you have to make positive that when you thaw it you re-blend it very well, because the butterfat will sink (as it freezes) and then it can't be used as an emulsifier and won't whip. If you take care to blend it though, it's totally fine. I do recommend that you break down the portion size - maybe in muffin cups or something that you measure so you know the liquid equivalent when you need some cream....
              I've also just saved leftover whipped cream in a covered bowl and used within the next few days for my own coffees in the morning, with no loss in flavor or texture.

            2. re: mamachef

              That's really good to know mamachef, thanks.

              Does whipped cream freeze well in general? Like if you froze it in a container like Cool Whip?

              I always have at least 2 cups extra when I make it.

              1. re: nothingswrong

                According to ISI, cream in their Creamer can be kept in the fridge for up to 10 days. That is, you fill the creamer, charge it, and then either use it or keep it cold until used.

                In addition to the initial cost of the Creamer, each cartridge costs about $1 each (less when bought in bulk).

            3. Try Isigny Sainte-Mere whipped cream : organic cream, organic sugar and vanilla from Madagascar! You have your answer now :

              https://www.facebook.com/Isigny.US?re...

              Tell us if you need to know where to find it.

               
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              1. re: isignyusa

                GREAT! plse tell me where to find it in the central boston area.

                1. re: opinionatedchef

                  Sure, you will find Isigny Whipped Cream in the Whole Foods Market in the area !

                  1. re: opinionatedchef

                    They have it at WilsonFarms in Lexington for $5.99 a can.

                    1. re: Jpan99

                      wow,99, that's perfect! thnk you.

                  2. re: isignyusa

                    I buy their butter, so may go to that store and look for the cream. Thanks!

                  3. No. Whip your own.

                    1. I recently had Cabot brand whipped cream, its fairly natural and I thought it was delicious. I got it at Whole Food, I'm in CT.

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                      1. re: WhatsEatingYou

                        I was going to recommend Cabot too. I've bought it in regular supermarkets.

                        1. re: WhatsEatingYou

                          While I love Cabot products I didn't like the whipped cream. I found it too sweet and fake tasting. For commercial brands I actually prefer Hood which is a New England brand.

                          1. re: Jpan99

                            i agree completely; very disappointing about Cabot's.

                        2. Whipped cream is stupid easy to make. The texture isn't the same from hand-whipped and aerosol, so no matter what the ingredient list is, you're not going to find canned that tastes like uncanned. (I love both, but they're different -- like premium and super-premium ice creams, one is fluffy and light, one is dense and full-flavored).

                          What you will find: Whole Foods around Boston often has in-house made whipped cream in the fresh-refrigerated foods sections -- sometimes with desserts, sometimes randomly amid the soups and potato salads etc. I've never bought it because I always just make it if I want that kind.

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                          1. re: antimony

                            yes, of course. perhaps you did not see my OP but the reason i want a canned product is because i only have irish coffee infrequently.

                          2. The whipped cream in Irish coffee is suppose to be barely whipped. Not even soft peaks. Just thickened and loose. So, No, commercial products can't compete with home whipped.