How to Make Peppermint Walnut Whipped Cream

  • Apr 03,2024
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  • 2 ½ cups of California walnuts, divided
  • 1 cup of water
  • 3 tablespoons of powdered sugar
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons of honey, divided
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of peppermint extract
  • A pinch of salt

How to Make

Step 1: Purée 2 cups of walnuts and water in a blender for 2 minutes or until the mixture is light and fluffy.

Step 2: Add the powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon of honey, vanilla, peppermint extract, and salt. Blend for 30 seconds. Taste the mixture. If you want a sweeter taste, add the remaining teaspoon of honey.

Step 3: To make the cream thicker, add the remaining ½ cup of walnuts and purée the mixture until it’s light and fluffy.

Store the whipped cream in an airtight container and place it in the refrigerator until you’re ready to use it. You can prepare the cream up to two days ahead of time.

You can try this refreshing Peppermint Walnut Whipped Cream on hot cocoa, on top of a bundt cake, layered in a trifle, or on top of an ice cream sundae. You can also just eat it with a spoon—we won’t tell! No matter how you make use of this delightful whipped cream, we hope it adds a burst of delicious flavor to the cold, chilly season and your fabulous holiday festivities! Don’t forget to subscribe to our eNewsletter for more tasty recipe inspiration.