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Vanilla Whipped Cream

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Thick, heavenly, and quick homemade whipped cream. The lemon adds a hint of light citrus, the vanilla warms and enriches the typically too-sugary treat. By adding these 2 ingredients, I cut the sugar in half! Great for French toast, fruit dip, and desserts, or as a base for more elaborate recipes that use cream."
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10 m servings 63
Original recipe yields 48 servings (6 cups)


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  1. Pour heavy cream into the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Whip at medium-high speed until it begins to thicken. Add vanilla bean paste once it starts to thicken. Mix in lemon juice. Pour in sugar and continue mixing until stiff peaks form.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute powdered sugar for granulated white sugar if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 63 calories; 5.5 3 0.3 20 6 Full nutrition

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It is a basic whipped cream recipe. I made it as written, with vanilla bean paste. In my opinion, it is too heavy on the vanilla bean paste and it could be cut back drastically. The lemon juice ...