Sweetened Whipped Cream

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


2 cups

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
Whipped cream recipes don't have to be hard. This one can even be made ahead. Slightly underwhip the cream, then cover and refrigerate for several hours. Beat briefly just before using.
Sweetened Whipped Cream Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a chilled small glass bowl and using chilled beaters, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until soft peaks form. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 57 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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