Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe
Our mothers and grandmothers knew how simple this wonderful dessert topping was to make… many of us have never made it.
3 simple ingredients is all you need for a delicious whipped delight.
I added a few options to make flavored whipped cream. Why not live a little and spice it up a bit.
I haven’t tried all the flavors myself. The peppermint whipped cream on top of a mug of hot cocoa sounds delightful. Or perhaps the cinnamon whipped cream with apple pie or apple crisp.
Homemade Whipped Cream
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 3-4 tablespoons powdered sugar
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- Chill bowl (glass or metal) for 15-30 minutes. I put mine in the freezer
- Add cream, sugar and vanilla to the chilled bowl.
- Use the wire whisk attachment for a stand mixer or hand held mixer to beat the ingredients together starting on low speed and increasing to high as it begins to thicken/firm up.
- Beat until stiff peaks form, maybe 60-90 seconds. Stopping once to scrape down the sides of the bowl.
- Make the whipped cream as directed and fold in the following ingredients until combined
- Coffee/expresso: 1 teaspoon expresso powder
- Cinnamon: 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Salted Caramel: 2 tablespoons salted caramel sauce
- Peppermint: 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract or more if desired
- Lemon: 2 teaspoons of fine grated lemon zest
- Peanut Butter: 2 tablespoons of creamy peanut butter
- Berry: 2 tablespoons berry jam
- Maple: 1 tablespoons maple syrup plus a teaspoon of maple extract
- Chocolate: 2-3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa (add cocoa at the beginning with powdered sugar, cream and vanilla. Beat until soft peaks form)
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