15 Best Dessert Recipes With Heavy Cream To Try Today

15 Best Dessert Recipes With Heavy Cream To Try Today

A fantastic ingredient that can be used in sweet and savory dishes, heavy whipping cream may be used to create everything and everything from rich, creamy pastries to hearty, flavorful soups.

The only drawback is that, frequently, you can discover that you still have a lot of heavy cream on hand after using some of it in a dish.

If you are wondering what you can do with this leftover heavy cream, you’re in luck!

Below, we have listed 15 delectable dessert recipes that all call for heavy cream.

We have also listed the other ingredients needed to complete these recipes, so you can easily scan through this article and work out which ingredients you already have at home.

So, let’s get started!

Vanilla Ice Cream

Vanilla Ice Cream

Ingredients Needed

  • Heavy cream
  • 2% milk
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Vanilla bean
  • Large egg yolks

Whether it is a hot, summer’s day, or you’re simply craving something cool and creamy, vanilla ice cream is always a great choice for dessert. It is a simple, classic treat that everybody loves!

Since this recipe contains eggs, this is more of a frozen custard rather than an official ice cream. Regardless, this is a sweet treat that is so easy to make, and taste absolutely amazing.

Strawberry Shortcake Cake

Strawberry Shortcake Cake

Ingredients Needed

  • Reduced-fat milk
  • Butter
  • All-purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Large eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Salt
  • Strawberries
  • Heavy cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt

If you like strawberry shortcake, and you like cake, then you are going to love this recipe for a strawberry shortcake cake!

With a baking time of less than 30 minutes, you can enjoy this delicacy within no time at all.

This is a soft, sponge cake with a sweet, fruity filling, with a topping of whipped cream and low fat yogurt.

We recommend adding more strawberries for an extra juicy kick!

Sweet Corn Blueberry Muffin

Sweet Corn Blueberry Muffin

Ingredients Needed

  • Heavy cream
  • Canola oil
  • Large egg
  • Vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Yellow cornmeal
  • Baking powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Fresh blueberries
  • Unsalted butter

Blueberry muffins are a popular treat amongst so many, and this take on the recipe – adding a cornbread texture and flavor – takes it to the next level.

The batter is not too sweet, allowing the flavors of the blueberries and cinnamon to really shine through. If you are looking for the perfect bite-sized summer treat, look no further.

Neapolitan Cheesecake

Neapolitan Cheesecake

Ingredients Needed

  • Crust
  • Oreo cookies
  • Unsalted butter
  • Heavy cream
  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar
  • Sugar
  • Sour cream
  • Bittersweet chocolate
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Strawberries
  • Cornstarch
  • Pink gel food coloring
  • Vanilla extract
  • Lemon juice

Who remembers the excitement of opening up a fresh tub of Neapolitan ice cream as a kid?

Whether your favorite flavor was vanilla, strawberry, or chocolate, you can now enjoy all three flavors in the form of a cheesecake.

The best part? This is a no-bake recipe, meaning all you’ll need to create the cheesecake is some bowls, utensils, and a freezer to allow it to set.

Mocha Cinnamon Rolls

Mocha Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients Needed

  • All-purpose flour
  • Active dry yeast
  • 2% milk
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Instant coffee granules
  • Egg yolk
  • Vanilla extract
  • Salt
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Chopped pecans
  • Chocolate chips
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Heavy cream
  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar

Combining the delicious flavors of coffee and cinnamon, these sweet rolls are the perfect (although, naughty) breakfast snack.

The taste of coffee is spread throughout, from the rolls itself, to the creamy filling, to the sweet, sugary frosting poured over the top.

We recommend eating them warm with a scoop of your favorite ice cream.

Coffee Ice Cream

Coffee Ice Cream

Ingredients Needed

  • Heavy cream
  • Condensed milk
  • Instant coffee granules
  • Vanilla extract
  • Salt

Speaking of ice cream, here is another quick and easy recipe to create your own ice cream at home! This time, it is coffee flavored, and it is a no-churn recipe!

Simply combine the ingredients above, and allow the mixture to set for around 6 hours.

Then, you can enjoy your very own homemade coffee-flavored ice cream at home.

Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

Ingredients Needed

  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Cocoa powder
  • Vanilla extract
  • Large eggs
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Cream cheese
  • Chocolate chips
  • Heavy cream

Do you love cheesecake, chocolate, and candy bars? Well, in that case, you are going to adore these Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake Bars.

Within less than an hour, you can have these sweet treats to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

The chocolatey goodness is almost too good… so, you should probably hide them away from your family and friends.

Brown Sugar Glazed Apple Cake

Brown Sugar Glazed Apple Cake

Ingredients Needed

  • All-purpose flour
  • White wholewheat flour
  • Apple pie or pumpkin pie spice
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Large eggs
  • Sugar
  • Plain yogurt
  • Vanilla extract
  • Canola oil
  • Apples
  • Brown sugar
  • Unsalted butter
  • Heavy cream

Next up, we have a perfectly moist, sticky apple cake with a yummy brown sugar glazing. This is perfect for apple pie lovers who are looking for a switch-up!

Compared to some other recipes in this list, this apple cake is actually relatively healthy.

However, we do recommend serving warm with a generous dollop of ice cream or whipped cream.

Oreo Cheesecake Bites

Oreo Cheesecake Bites

Ingredients Needed

  • Oreo cookies
  • Butter
  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Heavy cream

Oreos taste great in all types of desserts, and these cheesecake bites are absolutely no exception. These teeny, bite-sized, creamy treats are perfect alongside a cup of coffee.

It only takes an hour to set, and only 6 ingredients are required to whack it all together. What more convincing do you need?!

Baked French Toast

Baked French Toast

Ingredients Needed

  • Unsliced French bread
  • Large eggs
  • Sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Maple extract
  • Kosher salt
  • Whole milk
  • Heavy cream
  • All-purpose flour
  • Unsalted butter
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Blueberries or raspberries
  • Powdered sugar

Are you craving something sweet for breakfast? Well, look no further than this tray filled with baked French toast, covered with juicy raspberries and powdered sugar.

Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside… this is a great dessert for any time of the day, whether you’re seeking a sugary breakfast or a naughty midday snack.

It only takes 45 minutes to bake, too!

Butterscotch Pie With Whipped Cream

Butterscotch Pie With Whipped Cream

Ingredients Needed

  • Graham Cracker pie shell
  • Unsalted butter
  • Brown sugar
  • Milk
  • Heavy cream
  • Cornstarch
  • Salt
  • Egg yolks
  • Vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar
  • Whipping cream

Butterscotch pie is an all-time classic, and tastes even better with a dollop of sweet whipped cream.

With a prep time of 25 minutes, and a baking time of only 10 minutes, you can sit down with a plate of warm pie within less than an hour. Don’t forget to be generous with the whipped cream!

Sweet Cream Cake

Sweet Cream Cake

Ingredients Needed

  • Large eggs
  • All-purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Heavy cream
  • Vanilla extract

This is, perhaps, the most easy recipe to create on this list. A simple white cake, filled and topped with sugary, juicy strawberries and light, delicious cream.

There is not much more comforting than a large slice of cream cake with a cup of coffee, or hot tea. Plus, it only takes 45 minutes to create in total! What are you waiting for?

Blueberry Cheesecake Breakfast Bake

Blueberry Cheesecake Breakfast Bake

Ingredients Needed

  • White bread
  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar
  • Lemon
  • Blueberries
  • Large eggs
  • Whole milk
  • Heavy cream
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla extract

Next on this list, we have another naughty, tasty baked treat that the whole family are going to love.

After one spoonful of this blueberry cheesecake bake, everybody will forget that cereal ever existed.

After all, who doesn’t want a slice of ‘cheesecake’ for breakfast?

Tiramisu Pancakes

Tiramisu Pancakes

Ingredients Needed

  • Instant coffee granules
  • Milk
  • Vanilla extract
  • Coffee extract
  • Large egg
  • Unsalted butter
  • All-purpose flour
  • Brown sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Chocolate chips
  • Mascarpone cheese
  • Honey
  • Coffee liqueur
  • Heavy cream
  • Maple syrup
  • Cocoa powder
  • Dark chocolate

Tiramisu is delicious. Pancakes are delicious. Combine the two, and bam – you have one tasty dessert that everybody is going to fight over!

With a combined prep and baking time of 45 minutes, you can sit down with a massive stack of coffee-flavored pancakes within less than an hour. What are you waiting for?

Pink Jello Pie

Pink Jello Pie

Ingredients Needed

  • Cookie crumb pie crust
  • Heavy cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Powdered gelatin
  • Jell-O or jelly cubes
  • Ice cubes

Last, but certainly not least, we have the perfect pink treat that (almost) looks as great as it tastes.

This recipe combines our two favorite childhood treats – Jell-O and Cool Whip – into one large pie that is so appealing to the eye.

Whether you’re a child at heart, or an actual child, we promise that you are going to love this pink Jell-O pie!

Final Thoughts

So, there we have it; those were our top 15 creamy desserts that can be whipped up using a little leftover heavy cream.

Whether you are craving a slice of sponge cake, a stack of pancakes, or a bite of crunchy French toast, there is something for everybody in our list above.

We recommend giving all of them a try at some point… after all, they are all so delicious!

We hope you enjoyed this article.

Happy baking!

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