When the Thanksgiving pies come around next week, they may be topped with a fluffy whipped topping of some sort. Some people make their own whipped cream, but most reach for either Cool Whip or Reddi-wip. What’s different about the two of those? Let’s check it out:
🍂 Original Cool Whip Ingredients: Water, Corn Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (Coconut And Palm Kernel Oils), Skim Milk, Contains Less Than 2% Of Light Cream, Sodium Caseinate (From Milk), Natural And Artificial Flavor, Xanthan And Guar Gums, Modified Food Starch, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Monostearate, Sodium Polyphosphate, Beta Carotene (Color).
🍂 Original Reddi-wip Ingredients: Cream, Water, Sugar, Corn Syrup, Nonfat Milk, Less than 2% of Mono- and Diglycerides, Natural Flavor, Carrageenan.
🍂 Calories in a 2 Tbsp serving
-Cool Whip: 25
🍂 Summing it up
-Cool Whip: Made of oil and syrups, higher in calories, doesn’t contain cream, artificial flavors, spoon out of a container to serve.
-Reddi-wip: Cream is the first ingredient but also has sugar and corn syrup, lower in calories, simpler ingredients, but contains mono- and diglycerides, spray out of an aerosol can to serve.