Sweetened whipped cream, also known as Chantilly cream, is the perfect addition to any dessert. Here’s how to make whipped cream from scratch.

You may sometimes see whipped cream referred to as chantilly cream, and the two are pretty much interchangeable.


Heavy cream Vanilla extract Powdered sugar

Add the heavy cream, vanilla extract, and powdered sugar to a large mixing bowl.


Use an electric hand mixer to whip the cream until soft peaks form, about 4 to 5 minutes.


Cover the bowl and refrigerate until you’re ready to use. 


Chill your beaters and the bowl before starting this recipe, especially if your kitchen is warm. Cold is key!