Whipped Cream Whipped Cream Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLANDWhipped Cream, stabilized with sugar and spiked with a hint of almond, is the perfect topping for holiday desserts. beth colvin Dec. 24, 2012 Comments Advocate-Tested Recipe Whipped Cream Makes 3 to 4 cups. Recipe is by Beth Colvin. 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. almond extract Whip the cream in the bowl of a stand mixer until frothy and just starting to thicken. Continue whipping while slowly adding the sugar, then add the almond extract. Whip until stiff peaks form. Serve cool.