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Pumpkin Flavored Whipped Cream

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If you are addicted to everything autumn, then you need to try this luscious and creamy fall-flavored treat! Pumpkin Flavored Whipped Cream is the ultimate autumn indulgence and the perfect topping for coffee, cakes, pies, and more!

Pumpkin is the ultimate embodiment of fall. That is why when the weather turns cooler, and the leaves start to change, our minds go to that delicious orange squishy place where things delectably pumpkin live!

It’s the time of year when adding a little orange pumpkin spirit to everything is a good idea, so why not infuse some luscious pumpkin flavor into your coffees and desserts with this amazing Pumpkin Flavored Whipped Cream!?

It’s the easiest and most delightful way to top coffee, tea, shakes, and treats with yummy fall flavor, so put on your flannel and get ready for fall with this irresistible whipped cream recipe!

Ingredients you need

Four ingredients are required for making pumpkin flavored whipped cream.

Whipping Cream

Whipping cream or heavy whipping cream is a very thick and fatty form of liquid dairy that makes up the base of any great whipped cream. It is so decadent that about one-third of its makeup is rich in milk fat. The richness in fat combined with vital milk proteins allows this dairy to be whipped to creamy perfection.

You can also opt to make this luscious pumpkin treat with non-dairy heavy cream if preferred. Coconut heavy cream is an excellent substitute for dairy in this recipe.

Powdered Sugar

Powdered sugar is an amazing additive in this whipped cream recipe because it works double duty. Powdered sugar is made with fine sugar and cornstarch, a thickener, so not only does this common sweetener deliver a needed dose of sugar but it also helps the whipped cream to stay stable over time.

Pumpkin Puree

Pumpkin puree is the easiest way to infuse tons of fresh pumpkin flavor into this whipped cream. Plus, it’s available all year long!

Pumpkin puree is made from steamed Dickson pumpkins, which are small, sweet squash with the perfect flavor for baking and treats. It is shelf-stable and ready to use whenever you are.

Don’t sweat it if you have extra after you crack open a can of pumpkin puree. Simply scoop the excess into a silicone ice tray and freeze it for about an hour. After that time you will have cubes of delicious pumpkin that you can transfer to a freezer bag and use one at a time whenever you need a little sweet pumpkin bliss!

Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin spice is a common dried seasoning blend that is used to add flavor to pies, cobblers, bars, lattes, and so much more! It is made with the flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and more to make the perfect inviting fall aroma and taste.

Try my amazing homemade pumpkin spice recipe to add exciting autumn notes that sizzle and pop with spicy fall flavor!

But if you have your own blend or prefer the store-bought version of pumpkin spice, those are all excellent choices for this whipped cream!

Pumpkin Flavored Whipped Cream Step-by-step

Add heavy cream to your mixing bowl.
Heavy Cream
Add powdered sugar.
Powdered Sugar
Add your pumpkin purree.
Pumpkin Puree
Add your homemade pumpkin spice blend.
Pumpkin Spice
Whip until stiff.
Whip until stiff peaks form.

How To Make Pumpkin-Flavored Whipped Cream From Scratch

Whip – Combine the ingredients and whip to stiff yet fluffy cloud-like perfection!

Enjoy – Spoon the mixture directly onto your favorite coffee or use a pastry bag with a star-shaped tip for a professionally styled look and luscious flavor! Dust with cocoa powder or cinnamon.

Beautiful pumpkin flavored whipped cream piped on black coffee.

How to Store Pumpkin-Flavored Whipped Cream

This deliciously flavored whipped cream can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. The thick, creamy mixture can absorb aromas in the fridge, so be sure to keep it in an airtight container with a good sealing lid.

Always be sure to check the cream before using it. If it has any signs of spoilage, like pooling liquid or an unpleasant aroma, just toss it out and make some more!

Products

Electric Mixer – Whipped cream is delicious, but making it by hand can be grueling. Save yourself some sweat by choosing an electric hand mixer. This convenient tool allows you to whip cream in minutes and makes scraping the edge and clean-up a breeze.

With your hand mixer, you will ideally use a metal mixing bowl with high sides. This is because the metal bowl can be chilled nicely, and the high sides will catch any splatter when the whip hits the cream!

Remember to pop the bowl and whip it into the refrigerator or freezer before mixing for an even smoother whip.

Food Processor – One home cook hack for making the perfect whipped cream is to use a food processor or blender. Most home baristas have a food processor or blender already so this method can be very accessible. Simply combine the ingredients as directed in the processor and blend or process until nicely whipped. You can also opt to pre-chill the equipment with this method for even easier whipping.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pumpkin Flavored Whipped Cream

Can I Whip the Cream by Hand?

If you don’t have a mixer or food processor, don’t panic! You can still have this deliciously creamy treat, but it will take a little muscle! This homemade whipped cream can be mixed by hand, but you must whip pretty hard for a while before it reaches that lovely whipped texture, so be ready for a workout. Also, ensure your bowl, whip, and ingredients have been chilled because cold temperatures make whipping easier.

Can I Whip the Whipped Cream Again?

To a point, yes. If you store your Pumpkin Flavored Whipped cream and when you take it out of the fridge, it looks a little runny; you can whip it up for a few seconds to try to introduce some extra air and bring back the fluffy lightness that you love. However, when you whip cream too much, it can separate and lose all its airy, fluffy, deliciousness, so if you do choose to re-whip, only go for a few seconds at a time before checking the texture.

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Beautiful pumpkin flavored whipped cream piped on black coffee.

Pumpkin Flavored Whipped Cream

Indulge in the delicious taste of pumpkin flavored whipped cream – the perfect topping for your fall coffee. Try it today!
5 from 31 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Coffee Additive, Condiment, Topping
Cuisine: Global cuisine
Keyword: flavored whipped cream, pumpkin, pumpkin flavored whipped cream
Servings: 3 oz
Calories: 107kcal

Equipment

  • Electric hand mixer
  • High mixing bowl
  • Piping bag with star tip

Ingredients 

Instructions 

  • Pour ⅜ cup Whipping cream, 1 tsp Powdered Sugar, 2 tsp Pumpkin puree, and ¼ tsp Pumpkin spice into a tall mixing bowl and beat with a mixer until very stiff.
    ⅜ cup Whipping cream, 1 tsp Powdered Sugar, 2 tsp Pumpkin puree, ¼ tsp Pumpkin spice
  • Then spoon the mixture directly onto the coffee or use a pastry bag with a star-shaped trip for a more attractive look and pipe the flavored whipped cream on top of your favorite coffee.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 949IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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Food Safety

  • Don’t leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
  • Never leave cooking food and beverages unattended
  • Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove

See more guidelines at USDA.gov.

By on August 17th, 2023
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