Frozen Whips (3 Recipes!)

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I found out what a frozen whip was when I was searching Pinterest the other day.  Ever since then, I have been cranking them out daily.  Seriously they are awesome.  Chocolate, vanilla, green tea, there are so many possibilities!

A frozen whip is essentially frozen whipped cream.  You might say that it isn't exactly a recipe, you can just squirt some whipped cream on a plate and freeze it.  Yes, but I more wanted to tell you what is so great about frozen whips.

With frozen whips, you will no longer crave a double scoop of chocolate ice cream after having a few.  They are small but satisfying.  Also, they are really low carb (less than 1 carb per piece).  They are a great snack for diabetics and people following a low carb diet.  While I am personally not eating frozen whips for any of those reasons, they are great for someone with food sensitivities or carb restrictions.

I often talk about versatility with my recipes.  It is so important to me.  I am the kind of person who gets bored with certain flavors fast, so this is another recipe that allows you to experiment.  Try flavored extracts, or different kinds of topping (i.e. sprinkles, shaved chocolate).  Word of advice; I once tried lavender extract in a recipe, and yikes, it's strong!  If you are more careful with the extracts, you can recreate some of your favorite frozen treats!

Frozen Whips

Time: 35 minutes (May vary for the green tea flavor)

Serves: 4

Vanilla

In a small bowl, whisk together 6 tbsps whipping cream, a splash of vanilla extract, and 2 tbsps powdered sugar.  Whisk until stiff peaks form.  Spoon into a piping bag with a star tip, and pipe small piles, about 24 in total, onto a wax paper lined tray.  Freeze for at least 30 minutes. Serve frozen.

Dark Chocolate

Follow the recipe for vanilla whips, but omit the vanilla extract and add 1 1/4 tbsps cocoa powder and a small pinch of sea salt.  Whisk, pipe, and freeze like normal.

Green Tea

Follow the recipe for vanilla, but heat the cream in the microwave until very hot and add 1 green tea bag.  Let steep for 5-10 minutes depending on how strong you want it.  Squeeze all excess liquid out of the tea bag before disposing.  Refrigerate until completely chilled.  Whip, pipe, and freeze like normal.