Light and Creamy Homemade Double Cream Recipe

Indulge in the rich and luxurious taste of homemade double cream with this easy-to-follow recipe. Perfect for topping desserts, adding to coffee, or incorporating into sauces, this cream is sure to elevate any dish.


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the heavy cream and whole milk over medium heat. Heat the mixture until it is warm but not boiling, stirring occasionally to prevent scorching.
  2. Once warm, remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the powdered sugar and vanilla extract until fully dissolved.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and let it cool to room temperature.
  4. Once cooled, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight to allow the cream to thicken.
  5. After chilling, the cream will have thickened to a double cream consistency. Give it a gentle whisk to ensure a smooth texture.
  6. Use your homemade double cream to top desserts, accompany fresh fruits, or enhance your favorite recipes. Enjoy the creamy goodness!

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