Sturdier Whipped Cream

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by SusieQusie

The addition of cream cheese whipped with heavy cream produces a stiffer mixture that stands up to desserts longer even between cake layers. This recipe was part of a longer, involved cake recipe from America's Test Kitchen.

Top Review by JPsBarbie

This was perfect! It was just the right amount of sweetness and held up much better than regular whipped cream frosting would have in 100 degree heat. I am sure to be using this regularly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat cream cheese, sugar & salt with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 1-2 minutes, scraping down sides of bowl often. Add vanilla and beat for 30 seconds.
  2. With speed on low, gradually add the heavy cream in a slow steady stream. When almost fully combined, increase speed to medium-high and beat until mixture holds stiff peaks, 2-3 minutes more.

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