Get ready to whip it, and whip it good — Jan. 5, 2017 is National Whipped Cream Day, and that means you're entitled to eat all the whipped cream your heart desires. I mean, to be honest, you can eat all the whipped cream all the days because you're the boss — but, for the sake of celebration, find some time on Jan. 5 to appreciate the existence of whipped cream with some badass whipped cream recipes. It's only right!
If you're wondering how to best celebrate the now national holiday, you might want to think about expanding your whipped cream horizons. The dessert topping is a lot more than just a puffed cream from a can. It's actually an incredibly easy-to-make at home treat that you can alter in various ways. If you've never tried whiskey-infused whipped cream, for instance, you're missing out and seriously need to start experimenting with all that whipped cream has to offer.
If you're looking for some suggestions for how to pay homage to the whipped dessert, you'll want to check out some of these unique recipes that will help open up your mind to the possibilities that whipped cream has to offer:
Cinnamon Whipped Cream
This perfect-for-winter recipe from A Cozy Kitchen is so simple. Cinnamon is perfect for adding a warming sensation to the cool whipped cream, it's perfect for topping hot drinks.
Cream Cheese Whipped Cream
This whipped cream recipe from A Cozy Kitchen is thick, dense and creamy, a great alternative to frosting.
Buttercream Whipped Cream
This decadent recipe from Simply Delicious can either be considered a light frosting or a heavy whipped cream. It's perfect for pastries and is easily spreadable.
Old School Whipped Cream
Get your classic whipped cream on with this old school farm house recipe from Brown Eyed Baker.
Whipped Lemon-Vanilla Bean Butter
Why have plain whipped cream when you can have this seriously elevated recipe by A Farmgirl Dabbles.
Mascarpone Whipped Cream
This recipe from Adventures in Cooking is perfect for pairing with fruits, as the mascarpone gives the whipped cream a more rich flavor.
Yogurt Whipped Cream
Try out this Big Girls, Small Kitchen's healthier version of whipped cream, perfect for morning berries.
Chocolate Whipped Cream
Chocolate lovers rejoice! This chocolate whipped cream recipe from Big Girls, Small Kitchen is delectable.
Maple Whipped Cream
This maple whipped cream recipe from Big Girls, Small Kitchen is super sweet and the perfect accent for any dessert topping.
Whiskey Whipped Cream
Yup, that's a thing! This recipe from Big Girls, Small Kitchen is very much adult and very much delicious. Add it to desserts or drinks for some boozy flare.
Mint Whipped Cream
This whipped cream is bright and fresh thanks to the addition of mint. It goes great with fruits and tastes like peppermint marshmallows. Check out the recipe on Big Girls, Small Kitchen.