Old-Fashioned Almond Whipped Cream Recipe: Creamy Almond Flavor In 5 Minutes (3 Ingredients) by Elisa Schmitz

Old-Fashioned Almond Whipped Cream Recipe: Creamy Almond Flavor In 5 Minutes (3 Ingredients)

There's something about the rich taste of almonds that brings an old-fashioned flavor to whatever you serve it with. If you enjoy the flavor of almonds, then you are going to love my latest whipped cream recipe. This easy three-ingredient almond whipped cream recipe wraps that rich almond taste you love into a fresh and creamy dessert topping you'll want to put on everything.

This three-ingredient whipped cream recipe is my latest homemade whipped cream recipe, and we just can't get enough of it. This decadent dessert recipe has all the almond flavor you enjoy combined with the creamy richness of whipped cream. And, with just three ingredients, it's ready to serve in only five minutes!

This gluten-free whipped cream treat is so simple to make – all you need is heavy whipping cream, almond extract and powdered sugar. If you want a little extra flavor, you can add a half teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional). Using an electric mixer, you beat the ingredients until stiff peaks form. The whole process takes only about five minutes!

I served this low-sodium whipped cream as a topping for brownies and cheesecake and it was amazing. You also can use it on top of ice cream, cupcakes, with cookies or even in place of coffee creamer. But, for a pure almond taste, take a spoon and enjoy it all by itself. So good!

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Cuisine: American 
Prep Time: 5 minutes 
Cook Time: 0 minutes 
Total Time: 5 minutes 
Servings: 10


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Recipe Notes

  • For best results, be sure to use cold heavy whipping cream. It also helps to put your mixing bowl and mixer's whisk attachment into the refrigerator to chill about 15 to 30 minutes before using them so they are cold as well.
  • Almond extract is very strong, so be careful with how much you use as it can get overpowering fast. I experimented and found that a 3/4 teaspoon was the perfect amount for our taste buds!
  • We liked the added flavor of a 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract, but that is optional.
  • I found that 3 tablespoons of powdered sugar was just right for our taste buds. But if you prefer a very sweet whipped cream, you could add a 1/2 teaspoon more at a time until you find your sweet spot!
  • I used an electric mixer, but you could try to make it without one by using a cold wire whisk and beating the ingredients rapidly until peaks form.
  • I used regular heavy whipping cream, but you could try this recipe with non-dairy whipping cream, too. When I've tried it in the past, the peaks did not get as stiff but it was still delicious.
  • You can sprinkle some whole almonds or slivered/sliced almonds on top as a garnish, if desired.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. You also can freeze it.

Here's how to make it:

  1. To the bowl of your electric mixer, add the heavy whipping cream, almond extract and powdered sugar (and vanilla extract, if using).
  2. Beat on medium to high speed until stiff peaks form, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Serve over your favorite desserts or on its own with a spoon. Top with whole almonds or sliced/slivered almonds as a garnish, if desired.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 91

Total Fat: 8.8g

Saturated Fat: 5.5g

Cholesterol: 33mg

Sodium: 9mg

Total Carbohydrate: 3.1g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Total Sugars: 2.4g

Protein: 0.5g

Vitamin D: 12mcg

Calcium: 15mg

Iron: 0mg

Potassium: 18mg

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Elisa Schmitz
If you've never made homemade whipped cream, I highly recommend doing so. And this almond whipped cream recipe just may become your favorite new whipped cream!

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