Chantilly Cream

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 cups

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in
A Passion for Desserts

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2003

  • About

Chantilly (pronounced “shahn-tee-yee” in France; “shan-ti-ly” in America) is French for “sweetened whipped cream.” It has become a part of the American dessert menu vocabulary, as it is more poetic sounding. Some chefs use confectioners’ sugar in their whipped cream, but I prefer granulated sugar, superfine if possible. Granulated sugar offers a cleaner taste. Do not add too much sugar or it will make the dessert you are serving it with taste too sweet. For flavoring you can add vani