Whipped cream is often made from whipping cream, but it’s a different form, so ultimately, a different ingredient or product. If you look at substitutes for “whipping cream,” the options will depend on the form the whipping cream ends up in.
- Heavy Cream - Whipping Cream - Light Cream
If you usually use heavy cream, you can look for whipping cream instead, and vice versa. You don’t only have to use one or the other. And the best part is that both work in exactly the same way and can be replaced with the same amounts.
This is a fantastic dairy-free, vegan alternative for whipping cream or heavy cream. And obviously, it whips!
You can also use double-fat (double-thick) yogurt or full-fat yogurt as a substitute for whipped cream – anything that is super creamy and thick.
You can combine 1/3 cup of softened butter with 3/4 cup of full-fat milk. Use an electric mixer to beat the ingredients together until you have the desired consistency.
To make this substitute, combine the chilled evaporated milk with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Use an electric mixer to mix it up. Make sure it whips well. The lemon juice will help stabilize the whipped mixture.