i made whipped cream by hand for ROSE’S heavenly CAKES: Apple Caramel Charlotte (page 215).
the charlotte filling is basically 1/3 custard cream, 1/3 italian meringue, and 1/3 whipped cream. unless you have several mixers or several mixer bowls, consider whipping the cream by hand. there is a new way to whip cream faster with the specially shaped oval bowl by new metro design (the makers of beater blade). the bowl is
called the mixer mate. the flared opening
of the bowl is also perfect to keep airtight: place a piece of
plastic wrap and secure it with a silicone rubber band on this