Maple Cream Fruit Topping
Transform fruit salad into a special brunch treat with a dollop of this rich and creamy topping from Bethel Walters of Willow River, Minnesota. "The topping is also wonderful spooned over sliced melons," she says.
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
Makesabout 2 cups
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup maple syrup
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
- Assorted fresh fruit
- In a saucepan, combine flour, syrup and egg until smooth. Add butter. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
- Cover and refrigerate until completely cooled. Fold in whipped cream. Serve over fruit.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 78 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Maple Cream Fruit Topping in Quick Cooking July/August 2001