Making Whipped Cream

SO I love cool whip as much as the next person, but I love being able to make it at home even more!! It wasn’t long ago that I realized it’s super easy to make and tastes so much better. Just in case any of you are interested, I thought I would share with you how to make your own whipped cream!



1 cup of heavy whipping cream

2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract

1 cup of powdered sugar


  • Put your mixing bowl into the freezer for about 10 minutes. If you are in a hurry, you can skip this step but having the bowl cold does help the cream “whip” up faster.
  • Pour the heavy cream into the bowl and mix on medium-high until soft peak forms.
  • Add in the vanilla and powdered sugar (You can use a half cup of powdered sugar if you prefer a little less sweet whipped cream)
  • Beat until well combined.
  • Watch closely so as to not overbeat or you will change the creamy texture!
  • Serve and enjoy!


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