How long will double cream stay whipped?

Nick Hawes
  • How long will double cream stay whipped? Nick Hawes

    I'd like to prepare some whipped double cream in advance for a dessert I'm making. How long will the cream stay whipped (i.e. peaky) if I do it in advance?

  • If you whisk very cold cream in a very cold bowl, and keep it very cold, it should hold for about 3-4 hours. Longer than that and it can start to separate.

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