Cake decorating is the most enjoyable part of the cake-making process. The ingredient that is usually most often used to beautify cakes is whipping cream or more commonly known as whipped cream. Often considered healthier than buttercream, whipping cream is considered safer for consumption. So, is it true that whipping cream is healthier? For those of you who like to make cakes, you may be familiar with cream on a birthday cake that can be shaped in various ways. However, sometimes you don’t know what whipped cream you’re using because there are many different types of cream. One of them is cream chargers.

Whipping cream, also known as whipped cream, is a thick cream made from 30 percent milk fat. This cream is usually whipped using a mixer until it is bright white and stiff. Whipping cream is usually sold in liquid and powder form which is then mixed with ice water before being whipped. Liquid whipping cream usually has a taste that tends to be savory and not so sweet, while powdered whipping cream tends to be sweet. In terms of durability, whipping cream powder is much more durable in texture at room temperature. In a sense, the cream is not easy to melt back. Meanwhile, liquid whipping cream tends to melt easily at room temperature.

Whipped cream is better than buttercream in terms of fat content. However, 100 grams of whipped cream contains 257 calories with a total fat of 22 grams. Saturated fat alone accounts for 14 grams of total fat in whipped cream. This figure exceeds the daily intake of saturated fat recommended by the American Heart Association, which is 13 grams per day. Don’t be afraid your cake won’t be as pretty as other cakes, you can still decorate your cake more healthily even if you don’t use whipped cream.

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