This fluffy, delicious whipped cream recipe is laced with cinnamon + comes direct from Cupcake Wars 4x winner Kyra Bussanich of Kyra’s Bake Shop! You can make it with vanilla too.
Use this fluffy cinnamon-laced homemade whipped cream to top cupcakes, hot chocolate, pies, cakes - or even Pumpkin Cheesecake.
What You Need to Make This Whipped Cream Recipe:
- Chilled mixing bowl
- Standing mixer or hand mixer
- Heavy whipping cream
- Powdered sugar
You can use this whipped cream recipe to top virtually any dessert - or even as a cookie sandwich filling. Try it on Kyra's Apple Crisp recipe too.
Kyra is the only entirely Gluten-Free Winner of the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars. She’s also the only person who has won 4 times! Get her cookbook, Sweet Cravings, here. It’s my favorite gluten-free dessert cookbook. (I’m not just saying that because she’s my friend. Swear!)
Try Kyra's Raspberry Mascarpone Tart, these Chocolate Irish Cream Cereal Bars, and this Red, White & Blueberry Cake Roll and her Hazelnut Financiers with Dark Chocolate too.
Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- In a chilled mixing bowl, beat together all the ingredients on medium-high speed until the cream is thick and fluffy.
- Chill until ready to use, or top cooled cupcakes with a dollop.
Photos: Meg van der Kruik - who also loves the pumpkin cheesecake, try her pumpkin roll cake too!
Homemade Whipped Cream is the best topping for Angel Food Cake!
This Gluten-Free Angel Food Cake is fluffy as a cloud - a perfect match for whipped cream!
Frequently Asked Questions about Homemade Whipped Cream:
Using a cold bowl and cold cream is critical, and stabilizing the whipped cream with confectioners sugar or cream of tartar.
Use cold heavy cream and whip it with just enough powdered sugar to stabilize it.
The whisk attachment of a standing mixer or hand mixer is the best options for fluffy, stable homemade whipped cream.
For topping cakes, pies or cheesecake, whip the cream until it is thick and fluffy. For topping ice cream, coca or general use, whip until soft peaks form.
Whipped cream is made of heavy cream, confectioners sugar, and flavorings like vanilla or cinnamon.
Yes, you can make whipped cream from canned coconut cream.
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