Homemade whipped cream inside of a bowl and on an electric whisk attachment

3 Ingredient Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 5 minutes
  • yield Yield: 16 1x
  • category Category: Condiment
  • method Method: Bowl
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


This lightning-fast recipe for Homemade Whipped Cream features vanilla bean paste for the ultimate flavor. Pillowy-soft whipped cream has never been easier to make from scratch!



  • 1 quart cold heavy whipping cream
  • 4 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste


  1. Add heavy whipping cream to a stand mixer with the whisk attachment.
  2. Turn the stand mixer to medium-high speed for 3-4 minutes, or until medium peaks form.
  3. Add in both the sugar and vanilla bean paste. Continue at medium-high speed for another minute until stiffer peaks form. Basically until it sticks to the whisk attachment when you lift it up.
  4. Serve immediately and store in the refrigerator for 24 hours.


  • Do not overbeat!
  • Makes 4 cups of whipped cream.
  • To Store: Transfer whipped cream to an airtight jar or container and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. It will last for a couple extra days if it’s been used as a topping.

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