Basil Whipped Cream

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Basil whipped cream pairs well with fresh fruit like strawberries or peaches.  Try serving it with strawberry shortcake, or alongside a slice of pound cake mounded with fresh fruit.

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  • Serves1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

Instructions

Puree the basil leaves in a mini food processor, set aside.

Place all ingredients in a deep, chilled bowl and beat with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.

Alternate preparation
If you'd like a more delicate basil flavor you can heat the basil with the cream and bring it just to the point where it begins to simmer.  Remove from heat and place in a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or more to taste.  Strain the mixture.  Return cream to bowl and complete the recipe.

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