Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
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Cocoa Whipped Cream
Total:
12 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
2 min
Yield:
enough icing for a 2 layer, 9-inch cake
Level:
Easy
Total:
12 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
2 min
Yield:
enough icing for a 2 layer, 9-inch cake
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon gelatin
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Good Eats Cocoa Mix, recipe follows
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Good Eats Cocoa Mix:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa (Dutch-process preferred)
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, more as desired

Directions

Place your mixing bowl and whisk into the refrigerator to chill.

In a metal measuring cup or a very small saucepan combine the water and the gelatin. Let this sit for 5 minutes then place over low heat for 2 minutes to melt.

With your mixer on low combine the cream and the cocoa in the chilled bowl. Drizzle in the melted gelatin. Add the vanilla and turn mixer to high and whip to medium peaks.

Good Eats Cocoa Mix:

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and incorporate evenly. Seal in an airtight container. Keeps indefinitely in the pantry.

Yield: 5 1/2 cups dry mix Prep Time: 5 minutes Ease of preparation: easy

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