bowl of whipped cream with a mixer

How to Make Whipped Cream from Scratch

  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x


This easy recipe for homemade whipped cream can be made in minutes!  Use this fluffy, vanilla flavored cream for coffee, frosting, cakes, and other desserts.  You only need 3 ingredients to make whipped cream at home!



  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, chilled (240 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar (25g)
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Pour the chilled heavy whipping cream, sugar, and vanilla extract into the bowl and beat on medium speed until it reaches stiff peaks.
  2. Serve immediately, or keep tightly covered in the fridge for a few hours.


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  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Whipped
  • Cuisine: French

Keywords: how to make whipped cream at home, how to make whipped cream from scratch, whipped cream recipe

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