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How to Make Whipped Cream Cheese

How to Make Whipped Cream Cheese That is Creamiliciously Tasty

If you are tired of having jams and peanut butter, try making whipped cream cheese for serving with crackers and bagels. You can prepare delicious whipped cream cheese spread with milk, strawberry syrup and agave nectar. Read on to find out recipes for the same.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2018
Just topping cream cheese over crackers and salads can convert these regular snacking foods into a tasty treat for everyone. By preparing whipped cream cheese spread at home, you can definitely serve scrumptious crackers and toasted breads. It appears very smooth, light and fluffy, thus making an excellent spread for cakes and cookies too. Recipe for homemade whipped cream cheese is very easy, and you can make a plain or sweet tasting version of the same to suit your taste buds.

Whipped Cream Cheese Recipes

Homemade whipped cream cheese can be prepared by simply mixing thawed cream cheese with milk. Ready in 10 -1 5 minutes time, it makes a perfect substitute for butter and jam. In order to make a more flavorful whipped cream cheese, you can use strawberry syrup, marmalade, honey, maple syrup or other sweetening agents. Ensure that the amount of sweetener used in the recipe is ¼ cup for every 1 cup of cream cheese. Here's how to make whipped cream cheese at home by using different methods.

Easy Whipped Cream Cheese

Ingredients Required
  • Cream cheese, 1 package (8 ounces)
  • Milk, 2 - 3 tablespoons
  • Sugar (optional)
Directions for Preparation

This is one of the simplest whipped cream cheese recipes that you can try out. It calls for softening the regular block of cream cheese beforehand. You can do the same by keeping in a microwave oven at low heat setting, or just leaving in the kitchen counter for 2 - 3 hours. After cream cheese softens, add in a food mixer and whip until it becomes light and fluffy. Then, gently pour milk and continue beating to get the desired consistency. If you have a sweet tooth, add some sugar to enjoy the best tasting whipped cream cheese.

Whipped Cream Cheese with Agave Nectar

Ingredients Required
  • Light cream cheese, 8 ounces
  • Agave nectar, 2 tablespoons
  • Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon
  • Salt, ⅛ teaspoon
  • Heavy cream, 1 cup
Directions for Preparation

In a food processor, add the ingredients - cream cheese, agave nectar, vanilla extract and salt. Beat this mixture until the texture becomes smooth and whipped. Take a bowl and add heavy cream. Beat this for a few minutes, or until stiff peaks are formed. Stir in ¼ cup of this whipped cream into the agave and cream cheese mixture. Following this, fold the remaining whipped cream into the mixture. You will get a consistently thick cheesy base with the softness of whipped cream. Use it immediately or keep it chilled in an airtight plastic container.

Flavorful Whipped Cream Cheese

Ingredients Required
  • Heavy whipping cream, 1½ cups
  • Cream cheese, 8 ounces
  • Table sugar, 5 tablespoons
  • Salt, ⅛ teaspoon
  • Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon
Directions for Preparation

This whipped cream cheese is excellent for frosting cakes. To start with the recipe, take whipping cream in a medium-sized bowl and beat until it forms soft peaks. At this point, transfer it into a larger bowl and continue whipping it till you get stiff peaks. Keep this whipped cream aside. In another large bowl, mix together cream cheese, sugar, salt (optional) and vanilla extract. Whip this mixture until it turns smooth and aerated. To this, fold in the whipped cream to make yummy whipped cream cheese for toasted breads and crackers. You may be interested in making cream cheese frosting.

So, aren't the ways to make whipped cream cheese easy for you? Each time, you can use a different sweetening ingredient to create variety in the taste. Simple tricks that you should keep in mind while making whipped cream cheese are - beating the cream cheese until light, and adding the sweetener or milk in small amounts, while beating continuously. For icing cupcakes and cakes, this whipped cream cheese can be prepared one day ahead, and kept in the refrigerator.
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