Stabilized Whipped Cream

This whipped cream has a delicate, fluffy texture and holds its shape for up to three days.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1⁄2 tsp. unflavored powdered gelatin
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. cold water
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, cold
  • 3 Tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  • In a small bowl, mix the powdered gelatin with the cold water. Let stand 10 minutes, then melt in the microwave for 10 seconds. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, or until cool to the touch.
  • In a medium bowl, add the cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Whip with a stand mixer or with hand mixer on medium-high speed until it starts to thicken. Slowly pour in the cooled gelatin and whip until the cream forms medium peaks.
  • Use immediately, or cover with plastic and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.