Okay, just take one look at this photograph and tell me you are not wanting to lick this spoon! You can whip full-fat canned coconut milk into a dreamy whipped cream topping. With an alternative like this it makes removing dairy and chemical additives from your diet super easy and incredibly delicious!
This is proof you can have your whipped cream and eat it too if you are living a dairy-free lifestyle! This fluffy luscious coconut whipped cream can take the spotlight in any of your old favorite recipes containing traditional dairy-laden whipped cream.
If you like your whipped cream on the sweeter side feel free to add some raw honey, raw coconut nectar or pure maple syrup. We generally do not sweeten ours because we usually incorporate it with lattes, berries and desserts which are already naturally sweet.
Dairy-Free Fluffy Whipped Cream
1 can organic full-fat canned coconut cream, refrigerated overnight
1/2 tsp. pure vanilla or almond extract
Optional: 2 tsp. of raw honey, raw coconut nectar or pure maple syrup
Open the can of coconut cream and place only the solid contents into a glass mixing bowl. Set aside and reserve any liquid within the can for another recipe.
Use the whipping tool with your hand mixer to beat the solid coconut cream until light and fluffy which usually takes about 2 minutes.
This can be prepared ahead of time and will keep its form. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
According to Dr. Oz, coconut fats have a surprising amount of health benefits. Coconut sources are rich in the saturated fat lauric acid which assists with cholesterol management and thyroid function. Another bonus is that these fats have been shown to balance weight as a result of the medium chain triglycerides leading the liver to a state of efficient energy burning. (1)
A study from 2009 found that women who consume two tablespoons of coconut oil daily for twelve weeks not only did not gain more weight, but actually had lowered their abdominal fat which is linked to heart problems. (1)
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