Homemade Whipped Cream recipe

Homemade Whipped Cream

This is a recipe for Homemade Whipped Cream that is perfect for topping cakes, pies, and other desserts. It yields about 2 cups of whipped cream.

Recipe Information

  • Servings: 8
  • Nutrition: 100 calories per serving
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Pour the heavy whipping cream into a large mixing bowl
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat the cream on high for about 1-2 minutes until it thickens slightly
  3. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract to the bowl, and continue to beat on high for another 2-3 minutes until the cream forms soft peaks
  4. Stop mixing once the whipped cream is thick and forms stiff peaks
  5. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days

Additional Notes

  • The key to making whipped cream is using cold cream and keeping everything cold
  • If you overbeat the cream, it will turn into butter
  • Be careful not to over-sweeten the whipped cream, as it can overpower the dessert

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