Vegan whipped cream, try making it with just this ingredient

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Are there any valid vegan alternatives to cream of animal origin? Of course yes and they are also perfect for those who are lactose or casein intolerant. One of the most suitable vegan recipes for preparing desserts is definitely the cream prepared withacquafaba, that is the cooking water of chickpeas and other legumes that can also be whipped and used instead of whipped egg whites. But the classic cream for desserts can also be replaced with coconut oil and coconut milk, which once whipped have a soft consistency and can be used for the preparation of cakes, tiramisu and other delicious recipes, strictly vegan.



How to make vegan cream using coconut oil

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To prepare vegan coconut-based cream, it is always better to opt for an organic, cold-pressed coconut oil, avoiding the hydrogenated one. For a good result coconut oil needs to be solid. In fact, at a temperature of about 24 ° C, this takes on a liquid consistency. Therefore, to work it you have to let it solidify at a temperature below 15 ° C. If it's very hot, just put it in a jar and keep it in the fridge for a few hours.

When the coconut oil has solidified, almost like butter, transfer it to a large bowl and use an electric mixer, setting the maximum speed, for about 10 minutes. Gradually you will notice that the coconut oil, incorporating air, will turn into a kind of whipped cream that you can use for your desserts.

How to make vegan cream using coconut milk

Coconut milk is also perfect for making a totally vegan cream. Preparing it is very simple. Just put the coconut can in the fridge for at least 12 hours or about 3 hours in the freezer. When the coconut milk has cooled down sufficiently, open the can and remove the top (thicker and creamier). Transfer it to a bowl and whisk it with an electric mixer for a few minutes until it has the consistency you want. If you prefer, you can add a little icing sugar. You just have to keep it in the refrigerator or use it immediately to prepare a nice tiramisu or a vegan cake.



Read also:


  • Coconut oil: 50 science-backed uses and benefits (and all contraindications)
  • Coconut water: 10 health benefits
  • Acquafaba: what it is, how to prepare it and how to use it instead of eggs
  • Whipped coconut butter: how to self-produce it and use it for beauty and in the kitchen
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