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5 from 8 votes

How to Make Whipped Cream Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 2 cups
Author: LifeMadeSimpleTeam


  • 1 c. heavy cream or heavy whipping cream
  • 2-3 tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • pinch salt


  • Use a hand mixer or a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment.
  • Whip the heavy cream, sugar, vanilla, and salt on medium-high speed for about 2-3 minutes, or until medium peaks form. For extra stiff whipped cream, continue beating for an additional 1-2 minutes, taking care not to over beat.


*I always believe in using quality ingredients. If you are using whipped cream as the "star" of the recipe (if it is one of the stand-out components), use quality cream. Trust me, you CAN taste a difference!
-It is very easy to double or triple a batch of whipped cream. You can cover and refrigerate whipped cream for 24 hours.