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Dipping sauce for fresh fruit?????

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abacoacathy Dec 25, 2006 04:28 PM

I've had a delicious dipping sauce for fresh fruit. I think that the sauce was made from cream cheese, cream, sugar & some sort of alcoholic flavoring?? Does anyone have this recipe???? Thanks & happy new year

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    kalroy Dec 25, 2006 04:55 PM

    I dont know that particular recipe but I have a couple of easy good fruit dipping sauces...

    1. yogurt and honey

    2. sugar, salt and hot pepper (common in thailand!)

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      abacoacathy Dec 25, 2006 05:17 PM

      Hi Kalroy. Thanks so much, I'll give it a try!

    2. mcel215 Dec 25, 2006 05:04 PM

      I had a great one, that is made with:

      cream cheese
      Marshamallow fluff (yes, believe it!)
      1 tablesp. orjage juice concentrate

      Mix together, and it is fantastic. I just don't know the
      amounts, as it's been awhile since I made it. Let me check.

      1. mcel215 Dec 25, 2006 05:08 PM

        I just found it:

        Can you believe the name? lol.

        FRUIT SALAD WITH YOU WON'T BELIEVE
        WHAT ITS MADE WITH DIP

        Strawberries
        Grapes
        Watermel on
        Pineapple
        Kiwi
        Bananas
        Any fruit in season
        2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
        16 oz. fluff marshmallow creme
        Food coloring (optional)
        Dessert shells (sponge), optional

        Wash and slice fruit in the manner you would for a traditional fruit salad. If it is off-season for certain fruits, add some sugar for sweetness (you can also use a sugar substitute). Toss fruit together in bowl. Refrigerate.
        Mix softened cream cheese with equal amounts of fluff marshmallow creme; mix until smooth. You can leave it white or use food coloring to compliment your choice of fruits. Put in bowl and refrigerate until you serve.

        You can serve it as a dip or serve dessert shells filled with dip and topped with the fruit.

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        1. re: mcel215
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          abacoacathy Dec 25, 2006 05:19 PM

          Thanks. Not sure its the same one as I had, but someone else also recommended the fluff!! Will give it a try. Happy new year

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          BangorDin Dec 25, 2006 06:06 PM

          If alcohol is called for in fresh fruit dip it is *usually* orange liqueur, but it also usually says that orange juice can be substituted.
          I think any fruit flavored alcohol could be treated the same way?

          Also, here is my favorite:
          "Ambrosia Topping for Fresh Fruit"
          ...
          2 cups yogurt
          1 tablespoon lime juice
          1 tablespoon lemon juice
          1 tablespoon orange juice
          3 fluid ounces honey
          mix mix mix, enjoy.

          If I use flavored sweetened yogurt, I decrease the honey to taste.
          (Makes about 2 1/2 cups)

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            piccola Dec 25, 2006 06:32 PM

            Not the one you're looking for, but some other ideas. Mix Greek yogurt with:

            -cocoa powder and honey
            -lemon curd
            -cooled double-strength tea, cinnamon, cardamom and honey
            -toasted coconut, coconut extract, pineapple juice
            -room temp. peanut butter, ground ginger, brown sugar
            -orange juice and zest, maple syrup
            -dulce de leche

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              marlie202 Dec 25, 2006 07:04 PM

              fruits dipped in yogurt with vanilla and honey is nice

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                greenstate Dec 25, 2006 07:09 PM

                Zabaglione sauce is a wonderful sauce for fresh fruit. It's made in a double boiler with egg yolks, sugar and a liquor like Gran Marnier.

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                  marlie202 Dec 25, 2006 07:29 PM

                  very delicious-zabaglione-I had forgotten this one-thanks.

                2. sweetie Dec 25, 2006 09:20 PM

                  I had a nice dipping sauce once. It was yoghurt, drained a little so it is thicker. About a tablespoon (or two) of brown sugar or honey to a cup of plain yoghurt and a dash of vanilla. It was very good.

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                    contessa1486 Dec 25, 2006 10:48 PM

                    8 oz. container of sour cream (even fat-free works with this one.), 1/4 cup. brown sugar and a good handful of coconut!! Let the flavors meld a couple of hours or overnight. Mix well and serve w/fruit for a tropical taste!! Been making this for years. Always a hit!!
                    Enjoy!!

                    Contessa

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                    SBackes Dec 26, 2006 04:54 AM

                    just made a dip with cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla

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                      HillJ Dec 26, 2006 02:14 PM

                      Balsamic Cream on fruit is unusual and very tasty.

                      3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
                      1/3 cup creme fraiche
                      1 teaspoon sugar

                      Whisk the vinegar, creme fraiche, and sugar in a heavy small saucepan over medium-high heat until it thickens and resembles a sauce, about 8 minutes.

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                        Nalega Dec 27, 2006 12:41 AM

                        OOh - i'm saving some of these! My standard one (because I always have the ingredients) is sour cream and any flavor fresh fruit spread. Depending on the flavor, add some nutmeg or cinnamon. It definetly needs to sit for a couple of hours or over night.

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