How to make Homemade Whipped Cream - Homemade Whipped Topping

You’ll never buy store bought whipped topping or Cool Whip, with this simple and delicious homemade whipped cream recipe.  Use this easy recipe for  cakes, cupcakes, or other desserts to fill, frost, or as a topping!

2 cups whipping cream
½ teaspoon vanilla paste or pure extract
¼ cup confectioners sugar

1. Pour whipping cream into the bowl of a standing mixer, and with the wire whip attachment, beat cream at medium speed until soft peaks begin to form. 
2. Turn mixer off and add vanilla paste and confectioners sugar.  
3. Turn mixer back on and begin beating on low speed.  Mix until stiff peaks begin to form, ensuring not to over beat.
4.  Place Whipped Cream into the fridge for later use or use immediately.  To store, place in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap and keep in the fridge - will keep for up to 2-3 days in the fridge.