This basic whipped cream recipe is a staple in baking. And with alcoholic and citrus variations, it’s versatile enough for all your decorating needs.
How To Make Whipped Cream
You can use this whipped cream recipe as a base for all your decorating needs. You can add in some extra flavors or even make it a little boozy with some alcohol.
- 2 cups heavy cream
- ½ cup confectioners' sugar
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- Chill bowl and beaters of an electric mixer in the freezer for at least 10 minutes.
- Beat heavy cream on high until it starts to take shape.
- Add sugar and vanilla and beat until stiff peaks form.
Add 1 tablespoon of any liquor such as dark rum, bourbon, brandy, or Cointreau along with the heavy cream.
Almond, orange and lemon Variations:
Use ½ teaspoon of almond extract, orange extract, or lemon extract in place of the vanilla.
- Sugar: 2g
- Calcium: 10mg
- Calories: 59kcal
- Carbohydrates: 2g
- Cholesterol: 20mg
- Fat: 6g
- Potassium: 11mg
- Protein: 1g
- Saturated Fat: 3g
- Sodium: 6mg
- Vitamin A: 219IU
- Vitamin C: 1mg
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