How to make non fat whipped topping at home

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All natural nonfat whipped topping homemade recipe

Looking for a nonfat whipped cream that you can whip up in a jiffy? Yes, it is possible to have an all-natural low-calorie whipped topping!

It comes together fast and there are no tricky ingredients or words you can't pronounce. Homemade nonfat whipped topping offers a healthier, customizable, and fresher alternative to store-bought options, allowing you to enjoy the creamy, light texture without as much guilt or concern about the ingredients.

You can flavor it up with extracts and/or spices, layer it as a parfait with low cal puddings, custards, fruit purees and more. Even top low fat ice cream or yogurts with it as guilt-free treat.

Milk powder

Using staples like nonfat milk powder, lemon juice, confectioner's sugar and ice water you can make a nonfat whipped topping fast!

So if you're interested in making an all-natural whipped topping that won't blow your diet, dare I say you may have the ingredients above on hand right now.

Get your stand mixer out, chill it down (I chill it fast with water and a handful of ice cubes) and let's make some fat free whipped topping!

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How to make non-fat whipped topping recipe

This recipe will have a dreamy light topping ready for your spring and summer desserts in a flash.

I have it shown in the preparation of a tropical yogurt layered parfait using fresh mango and raspberry purees and some dragon fruit cubed up for fun (dragon fruit doesn't really taste like anything, does it?) That post is linked further down in the post along with more low-calorie sweet treat ideas so you can keep your eating and goals on track.

Makes 10 servings

Ingredients to make nonfat whipped topping

  • 1/2 c. nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/4 c. ice water (have more ice on hand to chill the bowl and beaters)
  • 1/4 c. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice (bottled is fine)
stainless steel bowl chilling with ice water

In mixing bowl of electric mixer add ice and some water along with the blades to chill them well while you gather ingredients.

Empty ice water from bowl and add in 1/4 c ice water and the milk powder and blend on high speed until soft peaks begin to form. This will take 2-4 minutes depending on your mixer.

Add in remaining ingredients and continue to mix on high speed until firm, another 2-3 minutes.

Use soon after making. This mixture breaks down like whipped egg whites would, slowly changing texture and letting off liquid after about 90 minutes - 2 hours. Trust me it is not appealing at that point like it is when it's freshly made.

You can top weight watchers zero point cheesecake with the nonfat whipped cream recipe too.

Due to lack of fat it is not as stable as regular whipped cream. It should be served and consumed as soon as it is prepared.

whipped topping homemade


1/10th serving

cal: 25

protein: 1.2 gr

fat: 0 gr

carbohydrate: 5.2 gr

uses for nonfat whipped topping

  1. Toppings for Desserts: Use it as a topping for pies, cakes, fruit salads, or ice cream sundaes. It adds a creamy texture without the high fat content of traditional whipped cream.
  2. Frosting and Icing: Low-fat whipped topping can be used as a frosting or icing substitute on cakes and cupcakes. It provides a light and airy texture to desserts.
  3. In Parfaits: Layer low-fat whipped topping with fruits, granola, or yogurt to create delicious and healthier parfaits.
  4. Dip Base: Mix it with various flavorings, such as cocoa powder, vanilla extract, or spices, to create a tasty dip for fruits or cookies.
  5. In Beverages: Top hot cocoa, coffee, or milkshakes with a dollop of low-fat whipped topping for added flavor and texture.
  6. Ingredient in Dessert Recipes: Incorporate it into dessert recipes like mousse, no-bake cheesecakes, or trifle for a lighter alternative to heavier creams.
  7. Lighter Dessert Fillings: Use it as a base for dessert fillings in pastries, cream puffs, or éclairs for a lighter, lower-fat option. Prepare and fill right before serving.
  8. In Frozen Treats: Add it to homemade frozen treats like popsicles, ice cream, or frozen yogurt for a creamy texture without excessive fat content.
  9. Salad Toppings: Use it in savory dishes as a topping for chilled salads, such as gelatin salads or ambrosia salads.
low calorie parfait

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