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How To Make Whipped Icing Like Walmart

How To Make Whipped Icing Like Walmart

Some cake decorators are faced with the dilemma of how to make whipped icing like Walmart. This is because some of their customers have asked them cakes with frosting just like Walmart’s.

But why bother looking for how to make whipped icing like Walmart? The recipe is their trademark; would you share your secret ingredient with the whole world? i think not!   If a customer wants a cake with Walmart’s whipped icing, don’t you think it’s best for them to go buy from Walmart?

Well if not and you still feel that you want to try and replicate Walmart’s whipped icing, we would share three recipes with you.

You can also buy  pre-whipped cream  from Amazon; some cake decorators swear that it is close to the Walmart recipe.

How to make whipped icing like Walmart

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How To Make Whipped Icing Like Walmart – Recipe #1

Walmart’s Whipped Buttercream Icing


2 Cups, 8 Sticks or 454g Butter

3 Cups or 384g Icing Sugar

2/3 Cup, 158ml or 5.3 fl oz. Sweetened Condensed Milk

2 Egg Whites

½ Teaspoon Clear Vanilla Extract

Sweetened Condensed Milk, 14 Ounce (Pack of 12)

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Steps For Preparation

(i) Get a large mixing bowl and place the butter and 2 cups of icing sugar in it. Set your mixer on low speed and mix until it is a smooth paste. Shift the mixer to medium speed, add the milk. Then whip it until mixture becomes light and fluffy.

(ii) Place the egg whites in a clean grease- free bowl and whisk until if forms a stiff peak. Add half cup of the icing sugar as you mix. Thereafter, add this mixture slowly to the butter and sugar mixture.

(iii) Finally, add the vanilla and the remaining icing sugar and mix gently until well incorporated. You can add more icing sugar if you want a stiffer icing consistency.

This recipe was adapted from


How To Make Whipped Icing Like Walmart – Recipe #2

Whipped Icing Similar To Walmart’s 


2 Cups, 256 Icing Sugar

¼ Cup, 59 ml or 2 fl oz Milk

2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream (chilled)

A pinch of cream of tartar

Evaxo Heavy Whipping Cream (32 fl. oz.)

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Steps For Preparation

(i) Place the icing sugar, cream of tartar and milk in a large mixing bowl. Whisk until mixture is smooth. Cover and place in the fridge for at least one hour. You can also make this step 4 hours to when you want to use the frosting.

(ii) Bring out the refrigerated mixture and gently beat in the whipping cream into it. Continue beating until it forms a stiff peak. Go ahead and use it.

This recipe was adapted from


Recipe #3

Whipped Cream Icing 

This recipe is for those who are not particular about replicating Walmart whipped icing recipe.


2 Cups, 470ml or 16 fl oz Heavy Whipping Cream (cold)

¼ Cup or 32g Icing Sugar

2 Teaspoon Clear Vanilla Extract

Instructions For Preparation

(i) Place the Whipping cream in a mixing bowl. If you are using a stand mixer, use the whisk attachment. You can also use a hand mixer to make this recipe.

(ii) Add the icing sugar and vanilla extract into the whipping cream and whisk on high speed for a few minutes.

(iii) Keep a close watch on your mixer (especially if you are using a stand mixer). The cream whips up very fast so you have to be careful not to over whip it or else the cream will curdle.

(iv) Your cream is ready when it forms a soft peak.

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There are some other great recipes for whipped cream on a previous article. Click here to read it if you are not keen about how to make whipped icing like Walmart.




Chisom Odimba

Chisom was raised in a home where something was always cooking or baking in the kitchen. She developed her love for baking and the culinary arts from an early age. Through the years she has undergone several formal and informal training on cake decoration. She obtained two certificates from The Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionery Arts. Her wealth was of experience spans over 30 years of hands on training and experimentation. She is proud to say that whatever tips and advice she passes on are tested and proven. She has also inspired many to great entrepreneurial heights in the world of cake decoration.

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