Recipe Collection: Real Whipped Cream

admin December 16, 2010

Since it’s the holidays, you’ll likely be confronted with lots of desserts at parties and get-togethers.  One of the most popular toppings for pies, ice cream, and lots more is whipped cream!  But of course, buying “Cool whip” or whipped cream in a can isn’t healthy!  That doesn’t mean you have to completely avoid whipped cream.  You just have to make your own excellent, more delicious whipped cream at home!


  • 2 c. heavy cream, preferably raw
  • 1/4 c. maple syrup (less or more to taste)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


Add all the ingredients to a blender (Vitamix is awesome!), or in a glass bowl.  Either blend on low, or use a mixer to beat the cream until fluffy.  Store in a glass container in the fridge for up to a week.  Use to top ice cream, pie, or just eat. 🙂

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  1. Thanks for this! I have a whipped cream maker to review and needed a good recipe. Quick question – I no longer have a source for raw cream – only raw milk. What do you use to skip the cream off the milk (besides a spoon)? Any ideas?

    Thanks so much!


  2. Monique — Honestly, I just use a big spoon. A small gravy ladle would work too. There's not really a better way that I know, unfortunately.


  3. I will have to try this – my current whipped cream recipe uses white sugar – I never thought about switching out with maple syrup but I bet that adds a nice flavor!


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