With only two ingredients, and five minutes prep time, this Valentine’s Day fruit dip is a sweet treat for your holiday celebrations.
Serve it with fresh cut fruit, Nilla wafers, or sugar wafers for a snack all the kids will love.
Sometimes the best recipes are discovered completely by accident.
When I worked for my stepmother’s catering company, we would often serve a simple fruit dip made with sugar and sour cream. Someday I’ll have to post the original recipe. But until then, you’ll have to trust me…it’s super duper easy.
But when I was setting up for a mini Valentine’s Day playdate a couple years ago, it occurred to me that I could probably use some of the candy for our fruit dip instead….
And it worked!
In fact, it worked really well.
How to Make Valentine’s Day Fruit Dip:
First, grind up the conversation hearts into a powder. Then mix the powdered candy with the sour cream.
I know. So difficult, right?
This recipe is perfectly sized for a mini food processor or blender. I actually used the smoothie cup from my Ninja blender kit. (Love that all the parts are dishwasher safe!)
If You Want to Reduce the Amount of Sugar
Start with only a teaspoon or two of the powder, and then add more until it
But How Does it Taste?
It’s surprisingly tasty. Even my husband liked it (and he’s more interested in savory treats).
He’s the one that noticed it tastes a lot like strawberry yogurt. Just with a little added zing thanks to the sour cream.
What Fruits Should You Serve with it?
This one’s totally up to you. We served ours with
- cantaloupe, and
You could even serve it with Nilla wafers or sugar wafers as a dessert.
Making this dip for a party or get together? You’ll definitely want to check out these easy printable Valentine’s Day designs – including goodie bag toppers, and party printables, that you won’t find anywhere else.
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- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup Brach's conversation hearts candy
- Place the conversation hearts candy in a blender or food processor. Pulse into a fine powder.
- Transfer the powdered candy to a large mixing bowl.
- Add the sour cream to the powdered candy mix and stir with a whisk until smooth.
- Place in a small serving bowl and serve with fresh fruit.
- This recipe is perfectly sized for a mini food processor or blender. I actually used the smoothie cup from my Ninja blender kit.
- Feel free to separate out the minty conversation hearts if you like, but it's not necessary.
- You may wish to start with less candy powder and adjust to your taste.
- Serve your dip in a small bowl with fresh cut fruit, Nilla wafers, or sugar wafers for a snack all the kids will love.
- This recipe was tested with traditional flavored conversation hearts. Different brands and/or flavors may affect the final flavor.
Serving Size:1 Tablespoon
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 84Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 7mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 0gSugar: 14gProtein: 0g
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