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Luscious Lemon Fruit Dip Recipe

Luscious Lemon Fruit Dip Recipe

This creamy fruit dip was served at my bridal shower and it was such a hit that now I serve it at all showers I attend. —Deb Ceman, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:20 servings


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Assorted fresh fruit


  • 1. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch. Gradually whisk in water until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into eggs; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Gently stir in lemon juice and vanilla.
  • 3. Transfer to a large bowl. Cool to room temperature without stirring. Cover surface of mixture with waxed paper; refrigerate until cooled. Fold in whipped cream. Serve with fresh fruit. Yield: 5 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup dip (calculated without fruit) equals 152 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 19 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.