Lactose-free raspberry cream

Lactose-free raspberry cream

10 min
If a lactose-free raspberry and cream dessert sounds right up your alley, you have come to the right place. By combining a short list of well-selected ingredients in a few easy steps, you can make a delicious, easy raspberry whipped cream without lactose. The velvety treat with the beautiful pink hue works exceedingly well as a filling, topping, or dipping sauce with other sweet treats. So, use it with a range of different ones to find your favourite raspberry and whipped cream dessert.


  • Place the berries in a bowl and use a fork to mash them.
  • Mix the mashed berries with the sweetener and the yogurt.
  • Whip the cream into a light foam and gently fold it into the raspberry mixture.
  • Taste to see if it is harmonious. Serve with fresh fruits, waffles, or pancakes.

If you are wondering how to make raspberry cream without lactose that has a smooth and velvety texture, consider straining the mashed raspberries through a fine-mesh sieve to remove the seeds before mixing them with the sweetener and lactose-free Greek yogurt. This is especially beneficial if you or your guests are sensitive to the texture of the seeds.

Questions about lactose-free raspberry cream

With a great lactose-free raspberry cream recipe making a filling, topping, or side for delicious desserts is easy. If you want to learn more about it, have a look at our answers to the most frequently asked questions about the versatile treat below.

How to adjust the sweetness of lactose-free raspberry cream?
The sweetness of raspberries can vary based on variety, ripeness, and growing conditions, affecting the overall taste of your lactose-free raspberry cream. If it is too tart, add more sweetener; if it is too sweet, more yogurt can balance it out. Do this gradually, as it is easier to add sweetness than remove it. Also, consider the sweetness of the lactose-free whipped cream and the dish you are pairing it with: a more neutral dish might warrant a sweeter cream, while a naturally sweet dish might pair better with a fresher and tarter cream.
Does raspberry cream have lactose?
Raspberry cream does not have to contain any lactose. Lactose is a type of sugar naturally found in dairy products, but it is easy to find products that have had lactose removed. By using lactose-free cream and Greek yogurt (or a similar soured dairy product) you can make a delicious lactose-free raspberry whipped cream dessert for everyone to indulge in without compromising on either taste or texture.
Can you freeze lactose-free raspberry cream?
Dairy-based mixtures, whether lactose-free or not, with fresh fruits can sometimes become a bit grainy or separated when frozen due to the water content. For this reason, we do not recommend freezing your lactose-free raspberry cream. If you decide to try, though, make sure it is well-mixed, stored properly in an airtight container or freezer-safe bag without excess air, and thaw it gently in the fridge overnight. If the texture still comes out grainy, giving it a good stir should help improve it.


Lactose-free greek yogurt
150 g
Arla® LactoFREE Whipping and cooking cream
250 ml
Fresh raspberries
50 g
Sugar, icing sugar, or honey
2 tbsp

Make a delicious lactose-free whipped cream with raspberry

Raspberries and cream are a classic match with the burst of sweet-tart raspberry flavour perfectly balancing the richness of the cream. The texture of the mashed berries and the crunch from their seeds is a dance of contrasts – introducing a pleasing off-setting of the overall creaminess of the lactose-free raspberry cream.

But what if we make it even more special? The addition of lactose-free Greek yogurt does exactly the trick. The Greek yogurt, with its distinct tanginess, provides a depth of flavour and a refreshing twist. It is a wave of added freshness, creating a wonderful balance with the naturally mild and sweet whipping cream without lactose.

The same soft texture and fresh flavour without lactose

Now, let us talk about texture and flavour. Lactose-free products have come a long way. They are not just a substitute anymore; they are stars in their own right. This lactose-free raspberry cream is a testament to that. Using only wonderful dairy products without lactose does not mean you will have to compromise on taste or texture – not one bit. This topping with Greek yogurt without lactose is as soft and creamy as a cloud.

And that is not all, the naturally creamy and tangy lactose-free yogurt is so delicious in combination with the mild and sweet whipping cream, creating a symphony of smoothness. So, get ready to whip up a storm with this lactose-free raspberry cream.

A versatile treat to pair with various desserts and snacks

This beautifully pink delight can be used in a myriad of ways. You can use it to great effect as a lactose-free raspberry cream filling in cakes. This way it can provide layered cakes with a burst of sweetness and freshness while also adding a deliciously soft texture between the layers of cake.

You can also make another wonderful lactose-free raspberry cream dessert by using it as a topping for cakes and other treats. Rich and fudgy ones like lactose-free brownies pair nicely with the fresh whipped cream. But there is no need to wait till the afternoon. Lactose-free raspberry cream also makes for a delightful topping with breakfast favourites such as tender lactose-free banana pancakes and crunchy, warming lactose-free cinnamon waffles.

Use other fruits or berries for different flavours and colours

Blueberries are a popular choice. Like raspberries, they are sweet and slightly tart. Overall, though, they tend to be sweeter and less tart than raspberries. Their flavour is more subtle and provides a milder filling or topping. The purple-blue berries will add a lovely colour to your whipped cream. Strawberries are another tasty option. They are classic pairings with dairy-based dishes. The slight tartness of the otherwise sweet strawberries goes well with the slightly tangy Greek yogurt used in our recipe. The red colouring provided by the berries looks stunning.