Mint-Cream Fruit Topping Recipe
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Mint-Cream Fruit Topping Recipe

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For a different spin on a typical fruit salad, try this creamy mint sauce from Diane Hixon of Niceville, Florida. It’s delicious dolloped on orange slices and other fresh fruit. TIP: “In summer, it’s very refreshing served over melon, strawberries and red and green grapes,” Diane notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons minced fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 medium star fruit, sliced
  • 3 large navel oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 3 large kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 136 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 16mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, confectioners' sugar, mint and cardamom. Chill for at least 30 minutes. Just before serving, arrange star fruit, oranges and kiwi on salad plates or a serving platter; sprinkle with cranberries and dollop with cream topping. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Mint-Cream Fruit Topping in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p27

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 130017
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"This is excellent. I served it for a family dinner and it was the first thing to go."

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