A whipped cream charger is a steel cylinder filled with nitrous oxide, a whipping agent used in whipped cream dispensers. To release the gas, the charger’s foil covering needs to be broken. This is typically done with a sharp pin inside the whipped cream dispenser.
What’s the difference between N2O, CO2 and N2 chargers?
Cream chargers can produce a perfect consistency and whipping cream for hot beverages, dessert toppings, and more. They can also infuse solid flavours into liquids in a matter of minutes, whereas traditionally, this would take weeks. Additionally, they can create perfect foams and espumas. They are also vegan-friendly, enabling you to create recipes without using eggs.
Cream chargers can be purchased at retail stores or online. In some cases, you can even purchase them wholesale. They’re legal to purchase for 18-year-olds and over. While they contain nitrous oxide, they’re not intended for recreational use. You should check with your state laws before buying a cream chargwrs for a whipped cream dispenser.
Nitrous oxide cream chargers contain a highly pressurized liquid. This gas reacts with the whipping cream to create a puffy texture. The dissolved gas also contains nitrous oxide, a bacteriostatic agent. This helps preserve the cream. It will last up to 14 days in the fridge.