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Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

Learn how to make your own whipped cream using this easy recipe. With simple ingredients and just a few minutes of time, you will take your desserts to the next level with fresh, delicious whipped cream.

There’s nothing quite like the taste of freshly whipped cream. In just a few simple steps, you can have homemade whipped cream that will impress your friends and family. It’s the perfect topping to all of your favorite desserts.

Making your own whipped cream is much easier than you might think and just takes about five minutes of your time! All you need is some heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract. Read the instructions below for a step-by-step tutorial on how to make homemade whipped cream. 

Homemade whipped cream is simple to make, and perfect for topping desserts like pies and ice cream or adding a touch of richness to hot chocolate, coffee or tea. 

Plus, you can customize your whipped cream with different flavors and spices to suit your tastes.

The perfect whipped cream recipe is canned stuff from the grocery store.

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

whipped cream ingredients

  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp confectioners’ sugar / powdered sugar
  • 1 pure vanilla extract

Instructions

In a mixing bowl, add your cold heavy cream, sugar and vanilla extract. Then mix it on medium high speed using your whisk attachment of a stand mixer or use a hand mixer. Start out on a low speed and work your way up to the higher setting to avoid splashing. 

As the cream comes together you will notice nice soft peaks forming into a billowy texture.

You will know your whipped cream is ready when the final product is able to hold its shape when you lift the beaters out of it, known as stiff peaks.

This recipe makes about 2 cups of homemade whipped cream.

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

Flavors and Spices That Can Be Added Homemade Whipped Cream

There are a lot of flavors and spices you can add to whipped cream to make it tastier. Some common options include vanilla extract, almond extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin pie spices, peanut butter and cocoa powder. You can also experiment with other flavorings like mint, lemon zest, maple syrup or liqueurs.

For best results, be sure to start with a small amount and gradually add more until you get the desired flavor.

How Long Does Fresh Whipped Cream Last?

Fresh whipped cream will usually last for about two days in the fridge in an airtight container.

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What to do with Leftover Whipped Cream?

There are some easy things you can do with whipped cream. You can put it on top of desserts, or on top of fresh fruit like strawberries or on top of fresh berries. Whipped cream is also good for baking, so you could use it in recipes like cakes and on top of pies. You could also add it to coffee or a mug of hot chocolate for a richer flavor.

Check out some of my favorite recipes that include homemade whipped cream:

Don’t forget to pin this Homemade Whipped Cream recipe for later!

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Learn how to make your own whipped cream using this easy recipe. With simple ingredients and just a few minutes of time, you will take your desserts to the next level with fresh, delicious whipped cream.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy whipped cream
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Add the 3 ingredients to your stand mixer bowl.
  2. Whisk on high for about 1 minute until small peaks begin to form.
  3. Continue to whisk your whipped cream until stiff peaks form for about 2-3 minutes.

Notes

Flavors and Spices That Can Be Added Homemade Whipped Cream

There are a lot of flavors and spices you can add to whipped cream to make it tastier. Some common options include vanilla extract, almond extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin pie spices, peanut butter and cocoa powder. You can also experiment with other flavorings like mint, lemon zest, maple syrup or liqueurs. For best results, be sure to start with a small amount and gradually add more until you get the desired flavor.

How Long Does Fresh Whipped Cream Last?

Fresh whipped cream will usually last for about two days in the fridge in an airtight container.

What to do with Leftover Whipped Cream?

There are some easy things you can do with whipped cream. You can put it on top of desserts, or on top of fresh fruit like strawberries or on top of fresh berries. Whipped cream is also good for baking, so you could use it in recipes like cakes and on top of pies. You could also add it to coffee or a mug of hot chocolate for a richer flavor.

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