Whipped Cream Icing I

Whipped Cream Icing I


"This vanilla-flavored cake icing recipe uses gelatin to thicken the mixture of heavy whipping cream and confectioners' sugar."


servings 96 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 96 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 8.8 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.7g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 11 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix gelatin and cold water in a small saucepan, and let the mixture stand until gelatin thickens. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until gelatin dissolves. Remove from heat, and let cool; do not let set.
  2. Whip cream, sugar, and vanilla until slightly thickened. Continue beating slowly, while gradually adding the gelatin. Whip at high speed until stiff.
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  1. 18 Ratings


This recipe is very good and correct. If you, as other reviewers, can not make this, try something simpler first, like boiling water.

This was luscious. I doubled it (except the gelatin; I left that the same) and used it to layer and top a yellow cake with sliced strawberries. The gelatin kept the cream from going weepy, and w...

This recipe didn't make very much at all. It also does not smooth out on the cake,

I have this same recipe but I use 1tbsp white sugar, its not sweet but only to give some taste to your already sweet cake or pie. You may want to add more sugar if you want it sweetened.. I admi...

I am not a beginner when it comes to baking or making frosting or icing, but apparently I have no clue how to use gelatin. I ended up picking out the gelatin chunks and frosted my cake with the...

Very good!

The quantities worked very well for me. I didn't follow the instructions completely as written - I bloomined the gelatin in a small bowl, then stuck it in the microwave for about 8 seconds (it h...

This recipe did not give quite enough info on what to expect regarding the speed needed to handle the gelatin; I doubled it for a layer cake. Except for the gelatin, it turned out ok, but had to...

I followed the instructions exactly. Icing did not turn out at all. I threw it away.