Need a bit of heavy cream for a recipe but don't have any? Use this easy 2 ingredients heavy cream substitute recipe instead! It only takes a few minutes to make and works like a charm when you need a whipping cream substitute!

How to Make a Heavy Whipping Cream Substitute

Need heavy whipping cream, but don't have any? This heavy cream substitute recipe is just 2 ingredients for a great heavy whipping cream substitute!
Course Cooking Substitutes, Sauces
Cuisine American
Keyword Cream, Heavy Cream, Whipping Cream
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Author Stacy Williams
Cost $1.50


  • 3/4 c. Whole Milk
  • 1/3 c. unsalted real butter


  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat.
  • Add the butter to the milk and return to low heat.
  • Cook on low heat and stir with a whisk until the mixture is hot and well combined.
  • Add to a metal mixing bowl or blender and mix under thick.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 1-2 weeks.


To use, just shake well and use in place of real cream in your recipe.