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Best Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

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Whether it's for topping pie, hot cocoa or strawberry shortcake, there's nothing better than homemade whipped cream. Heavy cream is whipped with vanilla extract and sifted powdered sugar for the perfect dessert topping. Recipe yields 4 cups
Course Kitchen Basics
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert topping, homemade, vanilla, whipped cream
Prep Time 5 mins
Additional Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 32 servings
Calories 54
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon powdered sugar sifted


  • Place a metal or glass mixing bowl plus the whisk attacment into your freezer 20+ minutes before making whipped cream
  • Once the bowl has chilled, place it into your stand mixer and pour in the heavy cream and vanilla. Start whisking on low speed and gradually increase the speed to high.
  • When the whipped cream has thickened but isn't too thick yet, add in the sifted powdered sugar.
  • Start on low speed and gradually increase the speed to high until the cream is think and forms stiff peaks.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 11mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 219IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg