strawberry whipped cream piped into clear glass with strawberries in the background


Homemade strawberry whipped cream using only 3 ingredients! Use this strawberry whipped cream as frosting for cupcakes, cake and pie! This whipped cream is stable and you can pipe it!

Over a year ago we posted a recipe for homemade chocolate whipped cream, and it’s now one of the top 10 recipes people come to our site for!

Before I learned how to make chocolate whipped cream, I was really partial to cool whip.

I know.. I’m a dessert blogger. I should probably like homemade whipped cream more than cool whip. But cool whip is easy.

And it’s definitely something I’ll still use, but I think my heart is changing to love homemade whipped cream more!

strawberry whipped cream piped into clear glass with strawberry on top

So I set out to make flavored whipped cream, thinking there has got to be a way I can do this, and there is!!

Beside regular whipped cream and chocolate whipped cream, I figure a lot of people like strawberry flavored things, plus strawberry whipped cream goes well with a lot of desserts – vanilla and chocolate or whatever!

You can use it to top a pie, in hot cocoa, use it to ice cupcakes or a cake, use it to cover a homemade ice cream cake, or use it as the filling in cookies sandwiches.

strawberry whipped cream piped onto blue floral plate with strawberries in the background

Ingredients

  • heavy cream
  • strawberry jello powder
  • powdered sugar

Freeze Your Bowl Before Making Whipped Cream

Chill a metal mixing bowl and beaters in freezer for 15 minutes

You’re wondering if this step is necessary. I have made whipped cream by sort of chilling the bowl ahead of time.. meaning last minute I stick it in the freezer or I pull it out of the freezer too early and by the time I actually whip the cream, the bowl isn’t chilled anymore.

ingredients to make strawberry whipped cream

How to Make Whipped Cream

  1. Chill a metal mixing bowl and beaters in freezer for 15 minutes.
  2. Put all 3 ingredients in the chilled bowl and beat with an electric mixer for 4-5 minutes, or until stiff peaks form / it’s scoopable with a spoon and holds its shape.
strawberry whipped cream piped into clear glass with strawberries in the background

Recipes to Pair With..

Chocolate cupcakes: Bakery style “doctored up” chocolate cupcakes! This is an easy, one bowl chocolate cake mix cupcake recipe without pudding or coffee.

Angel food cake: This is the recipe that everyone will ask you for! This recipe shows you how to use all purpose flour instead of cake flour, and you can easily make it gluten free!

Strawberry cake: From scratch 9×13 inch fresh strawberry cake with cream cheese frosting! Uses real strawberries and strawberry yogurt.

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Homemade strawberry whipped cream using only 3 ingredients!

Strawberry Whipped Cream

Yield: 2-3 cups
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Homemade strawberry whipped cream using only 3 ingredients!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 tbsp strawberry jello powder

Instructions

  1. Place a metal mixing bowl and beaters in the freezer for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove the bowl from the freezer. Add the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and strawberry jello powder, and beat with an electric mixer for 4-5 minutes, or until stiff peaks form / it’s scoop-able with a spoon and holds its shape.
  3. Use on cakes, cupcakes, pies, hot cocoa, etc. Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 3 days.

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