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Basic Whipped Cream

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


Simple whipped cream. Not too sweet, with a dash of salt to enhance the flavor.


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 ½ tbsp powdered sugar or 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla bean paste or extract (or seeds from 1/2 a vanilla bean pod)
  • Dash of salt


  1. Chill equipment: Chill a glass or metal mixing bowl and whisk attachment in the freezer for at least 5 minutes.
  2. Whip: Add cream to bowl and beat on high speed, using the whisk attachment, for about 30-40 seconds or until frothy.
  3. Flavor & serve: Add sugar, vanilla and salt and beat on high speed for another minute, or until stiff peaks are formed. Enjoy.
  • Category: Topping
  • Method: Whip
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 2 tbsp
  • Calories: 59
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 15mg
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Protein: 0g

Keywords: whip, whipped, cream, whipped cream