This Viral Video Shows You How to Whisk the Right Way

Updated: Jan. 28, 2024

Why didn't anyone tell me I was doing it wrong?!

Whether you’re trying to make whipped cream to top some homemade waffles or whipped coffee for a TikTok video, you’ve definitely encountered a bowl and a whisk at some point in your life. It can be an arduous task for your wrists and forearms…trust me, I know!

So what’s the best method to get your whips as whisked as possible?

Here’s the scoop on how you should actually be whisking.

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Here’s how to whisk, according to pro chefs

It’s common to whisk by making circles at the bottom of the bowl. That’s usually everyone’s go-to move! But it’s not the most efficient way, and we’re here to teach you a method that will make your life so much easier. This helpful tip comes from TikTok user @thatdudecancook.

In the video, he explains that you’ll actually want to tilt the bowl at a 45 degree angle and whisk from side to side. Yes!

@thatdudecancookDid you know about this??!! #kitchenhacks #learnfromme #cookingtips♬ Them Changes – Thundercat

If you already know how to whisk, be sure to pass on the good information to your friends and family!

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It’s time to whip up some dessert

We love a bit of whip here, so check out these recipes that will put your newfound whisking knowledge to the test:

  • French Macarons
  • Peanut Butter and Banana Whipped Cream
  • Whipped Cream Krumkake
  • Whipped Nutella

Be sure you’re using the right type of whisk, too. You can whisk to your heart’s desire—we believe in you!

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