Citrusy Fruit Dip Recipe
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Citrusy Fruit Dip Recipe

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This refreshing dip is the perfect complement to fresh summer fruit. Folks just can't seem to get enough of it...the bowl is always scraped clean! —Tiffany Anderson-Taylor, Gulfport, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • Assorted fresh fruit

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 61 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt; stir in the orange juice, water, lemon juice and orange and lemon peel until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Serve with fruit. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Orange Fruit Dip in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p210

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carol58d User ID: 735386 63115
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2013

"I made this for a winter snow golf on the lake day. I cut up Granny Smith apples and strawberries and also served green grapes. Everyone loved it."

JPGonzales1 User ID: 3729214 54915
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2013

"needed a quick fruit tray for a party and only had apples. This was VERY quick and super tasty. Family and friends loved it and it was a perfect pairing for the apples and really made my simple fruit tray extra special."

mydnyte User ID: 3382757 54646
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"could you use a sugar substitute? If so, what brand would be the best substitute"

nancymcsews User ID: 2221372 88792
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2008

"1 point"

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