It stays mainly watery and when it looks like it might thicken, it will split into liquid with specks of white stuff in it. Please help!
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You can also try to put it though a mesh strainer and that will separate out the liquid? What are you using it for? Might need to turn it into a trifle.
What do you mean by "thickened cream?" Has it been heated? Cream that has been heated will not whip, sorry to say.
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Are you using table cream? That won't get thick--you need whipping cream.
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Be sure you are using heavy whipping cream. Also, it helps if the bowl and beaters are COLD. Place them in the freezer for a couple of minutes, take them out, add the cream to the bowl and whip on HIGH.
Like overnight, but easier.
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