For those of you who have a hobby of making cakes, of course, the stages in decorating are the most fun of all the cake-making processes. To decorate cakes, the ingredients that are usually used are whipped cream and buttercream. The two types of cream, this is of course different. But to make it, of course, it’s the same, namely using a cream tool, where you will be able to find a lot of cream chargers for sale at cake supply stores. If we are talking and wondering what makes whipped cream different from buttercream, then you will be able to find out the difference by reading this whole article. Where we will explain a little difference between the two creams.
As we know the two creams are often used as toppings or layers. That is because the cream is easy to apply and can be shaped according to our wishes. But at first glance it is true to distinguish between the two, namely whipped cream and buttercream, it will be a little difficult. Especially for people who are just learning about pastry. The difference between the two can be seen in terms of the ingredients, taste, and texture. You need to know that for how to make whipped cream, the cream must be in liquid form, have a fat content of at least 30%. Although in this case, the fat content is not high, it can still be shaken until the cream hardens.
Meanwhile, buttercream contains a higher fat content because it is made from sugar, butter, and milk. Besides that, the taste of buttercream is not as sweet as whipped cream. But even though it does not taste sweet, buttercream is still more affordable when compared to whipped cream. Among all these differences, of course, both of them also have something in common