LIGHTLY SWEETENED WHIPPED CREAM
YIELDS: 2-2 ½ Cups
1 cup heavy cream, chilled
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons sugar
1. Put beaters or whisk and mixing bowl in refrigerator, for at least 15 minutes.
2. In chilled mixing bowl of electric stand mixer or hand held mixer, beat cream and vanilla extract until soft peaks are formed.
3. Gradually add the sugar and continue beating until it holds a good shape but is not too stiff.
A NOTE: This can be made ahead and refrigerated up to two hours before serving.