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Hi Nancy. I like your recipe for dark chocolate cheesecake, but I want to know if heavy whipping cream is the same as heavy cream because in Puerto Rico I don’t know what to buy. Thanks.

Virgen - from Guayanilla, Puerto Rico

Heavy whipping cream is also known as heavy cream and as whipping cream. Fat content is typically between 36% and 40%, and occasionally as high as 42%. When looking to purchase verify that the fat content lies within the stated ranges to achieve an acceptable product.

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