Basil Infused Whipped Cream
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Whipping cream offers a little extra something when infused with fresh basil.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Serves: 1 cup
  • 1 c. whipping cream
  • Handful fresh basil (or other herbs), torn into pieces (about ⅓+ cup)
  • 1 Tb. confectioner's sugar (or other favorite sweetener)
  1. Heat cream over medium temperature in a small saucepan - until it just starts to simmer.
  2. Remove from heat and toss in herbs.
  3. Allow to sit at room temperature about 30 minutes, uncovered.
  4. Pour the cream through a mesh strainer into a small bowl to remove the herbs.
  5. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours (the longer the better).
  6. Whip as usual, using your favorite sweetener, then serve!
Recipe by My Delicious Blog at