Updated: Feb 15
Cool Whip, Redi-Whip, or the Real Deal?
Which do you prefer to use to top your Thanksgiving pie?
I love, love Redi-Whip - straight from the can or whatever I can squirt it on. But, on my Thanksgiving pumpkin pie, it has to be the real deal.
After reading the Cool Whip list of ingredients, even with the superior connivence it offers, I have to pass.
Check this out:
Cool Whip: Water, Corn Syrup, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (Coconut and Palm Kernel Oils), High Fructose Corn Syrup, Less than Two Percent of Sodium Caseinate (from Milk), Natural and Artificial Flavor, Xanthan and Guar Gums, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Monostearate, Beta Carotene (Color).
Cool Whip Translation: Water + trans fat + added sugar + some other “stuff”.
Whipped Cream is simple…it's whipped cream of milk. Since this real deal contains fat and calories, friendly food scientists developed Cool Whip to save us from the fat and calories.. Hint: When you remove the fat, you have to fill it with something!
I put blinders on when it comes to anything bad about my RediWhip. Closing my eyes as I type this: RediWhip
It is made with real cream as the first ingredient, this whipped topping is made with no artificial flavors or artificial sweeteners. It has 15 calories per serving and is made without hydrogenated oils, which are commonly found in other whipped topping products. It's also gluten-free, keto-friendly 0g of protein, 1g net carbs [1g total carbs minus 0g dietary fiber, and 1g added sugar per serving plus it fits a low-carb diet.
Which topping do you prefer on your Thanksgiving pie?