Silk Dairy Free Heavy Whipping Cream is Making a Stir


Europeans are quite familiar with dairy-free heavy cream. Most of their natural food stores carry several varieties. But in North America, we’ve been limited on options. For decades, we’ve relied on coconut cream and homemade cashew cream in recipes, but some store-bought choices are beginning to emerge. A couple of years ago, creamy Carnation Almond Cooking Milk popped up, and now Silk Dairy Free Heavy Whipping Cream is entering the mix.

Silk Dairy-Free Heavy Whipping Cream Reviews and Information

This thicker, but pourable blend is made for cooking, baking, and whipping, and it’s been silently sneaking onto refrigerated store shelves.

Silk Dairy-Free Heavy Whipping Cream Reviews and Information

Silk Dairy Free Heavy Whipping Cream is Making a Stir

Unlike most dairy-free cream, this ready-to-pour carton isn’t filled with coconut cream. Instead, it’s a stabilized emulsion of oils and waters that’s made without top allergens, and is even pea protein-free (for those of you with cross-reactivity from peanut allergies). But it still contains coconut!

Classic “Heavy Whipping Cream”

Silk Dairy-Free Heavy Whipping Cream Reviews and Information

Ingredients: filtered water, coconut oil, sunflower oil, faba bean protein, guar gum, sunflower lecithin, natural flavors. Produced in a facility that also processes dairy, soy, and tree nuts.*

Nutrition (per 1 tablespoon serving): 50 calories, 5g fat, g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars (includes 0g added sugars), 0g protein.*

More Facts on Silk Dairy Free Heavy Whipping Cream

Price: $4.28 per 16-ounce carton

Availability: Silk Dairy Free Heavy Whipping Cream is currently sold at Walmart stores in the refrigerated section next to the cream and creamers. We imagine they will be expanding distribution to other grocers in the near future.

Certifications: Silk Dairy Free Heavy Whipping Cream is Non-GMO Verified and Certified Kosher D (for dairy equipment, not ingredients; see our Understanding Kosher Guide).

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Silk Dairy Free Heavy Whipping Cream is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, vegetarian, and keto-friendly.*

For More Product Information: Visit the Silk website at Silk is a Danone company.

*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy. 

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Amazing substitute for dairy whipping cream!

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January 8, 2020

It’s perfect in just about every way I’ve tested it. It cooks without separating, it whips to soft peaks (stiff peaks if you let it split and drain off the liquid), and you can even make butter with it!

Meggan Leal

Perfect heavy whipping cream substitute!

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January 6, 2020

I stumbled across this at Walmart yesterday. The taste , texture and smell were perfect. I added a touch of Sugar in the Raw and proceeded to make a delicious “whipped cream” that seriously passed muster. I topped some fresh blackberries with the “whipped cream” and I was in heaven!! The taste, color, smell and texture all said “whipped cream yay!” without any disappointments. I can’t wait to cook/bake with it and I have no criticisms!! Love, love, love Silk Dairy Free Heavy Whipping Cream and highly recommend it!


About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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