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Luscious Lemon Fruit Dip

 Luscious Lemon Fruit Dip
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
20 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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,

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Nutritional Facts: 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.