Cream of milk with two ingredients: the recipe for an easy and delicious garnish

  • Fresh cream (already sweetened)
    500 ml

  • Cornstarch
    60 grams
    • 750 kcal

  • vanilla extract (optional)

    to taste

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

The milk cream with two ingredients it is a very quick preparation, with a delicate taste and a voluptuous consistency. It is accomplished using only sour cream And cornstarch and can be enjoyed in peace even by people with gluten intolerance or allergic to eggs. Versatile in combinations and uses, it is perfect for serving as dessert by the glass, enriched with chocolate chips and fresh fruit, or to use as Padding of sponge cake, cakes, pies and snacks. Find out how to prepare it by following our easy step-by-step instructions.

How to make a two-ingredient milk cream

pour the starch

Collect the starch in a saucepan (1).

pour the cream

Gradually pour in the cream, stirring constantly with a whisk to prevent lumps from forming (2).

add aromas

Add a drop of vanilla essence (3), put on the heat and heat, stirring continuously.


As soon as the cream becomes thick and creamy, turn off and remove from the heat (4).

cool the cream

Transfer the cream of milk to a bowl (5), cover it with cling film and let it cool.

serve the cream

Use the cream to garnish your desserts or serve it with fresh fruit (6).


If you want an even more compact consistency, you can add an extra teaspoon of cornstarch or a leaf of cornstarch. gelatin, previously soaked in cold water and then wrung out well.

Instead of corn starch, you can use the mashed potatoes; you can also use unsweetened sour cream and add the sugar separately, thus deciding the degree of sweetness you want. If you use it as a dessert at the end of a meal, you can add another pinch of sugar, as a garnish it will be balanced by the sweetness of the sponge cake, shortcrust pastry or other base dough used.

If you wish, you can flavor it with a little bitter cocoa powder, a pinch of cinnamon or with a little grated lemon or orange zest (in this case, use organic citrus fruits).

You can enrich the cream with chocolate chips, toasted coconut flakes, 100 percent dried fruit cream (no added sugar), berries or others fresh fruit as you like.

If you liked this recipe, try the pear and mascarpone glasses and the cream of the sky.


The cream of milk is stored in fridge, inside a special airtight container, for maximum 2-3 days.