Whipped Cream Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: January 31, 2022
Whipped Cream Recipe

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

5 from 2 votes

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.

Prep: 5 mins
freezer: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract


  1. Chill bowl and beaters of an electric mixer in the freezer for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Beat heavy cream on high until it starts to take shape.
  3. Add sugar and vanilla and beat until stiff peaks form.

Boozy variations:

  1. Add 1 tablespoon of any liquor such as dark rum, bourbon, brandy, or Cointreau along with the heavy cream.

Almond, orange and lemon Variations:

  1. 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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