Homemade Whipped Cream

Quick, easy, inexpensive homemade whipped cream is just a few minutes away! Not to mention, it’s a great deal healthier than a tub of store-bought whipped topping!

Homemade whipped cream uses only 3 ingredients: Heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. Click here to learn how to make homemade powdered sugar.

Homemade Whipped Cream

How to make whipped cream at home
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 cups


  • Electric Mixer
  • Deep mixing bowl


  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp Powdered Sugar Also known as confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp Clear Vanilla extract


  • Pour heavy cream into a deep mixing bowl. A deep bowl prevents splattering.
  • Using a whisk attachment (preferably), beat the cream until soft peaks begin to rise. A regular beater can be used if necessary.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar and continue beating until you have stiff peaks.
  • Mix in vanilla.
  • Refrigerate.

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