Coconut Cream Fruit Dip + Video
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Coconut Cream Fruit Dip – This super easy 3-ingredient fruit dip is creamy and delicious paired with any fruit! A must for summer parties and potlucks, baby and bridal showers, or anytime!
I first tried this coconut cream fruit dip at a recipe swap one of my friends hosted. I was blown away by how simple and refreshing it is paired with the fruit and I’ve been addicted to it ever since!
It’s so easy to make with only three ingredients: cream of coconut, cream cheese, and whipped topping. If you’ve never heard of cream of coconut it is NOT simply coconut cream. It’s presweetened like sweetened condensed milk. Cream of coconut is used in piña coladas and is really good! My favorite brands are Coco Real or Coco Lopez.
This recipe makes a lot of coconut cream fruit dip! It’s great for parties of any kind and I can guarantee your friends will ask you for the recipe. Just print them a copy, or I’d love for you to send them to my blog!
I’ve updated this post a few times, but I’m sharing it like new today because it’s so good and I’ve made a recipe video to show you just how easy it is to make! Enjoy my friends! You will fall in love with this coconut cream fruit dip! I just know it!
**5/18/15 – I’ve updated the recipe to the original amounts since posting half of the ingredients was confusing to so many.
- FULL RECIPE = party size (20+ servings)
- HALF RECIPE = snacking/family size (10 servings)
Want to get the cute serving tray that I have? Get it on Amazon.
Coconut Cream Fruit Dip
- 1 (8oz) pkg cream cheese
- 1 (15oz) can cream of coconut (Not coconut milk or coconut cream! Find this in the aisle with the margarita mix & other mixers.)
- 1 (8oz) tub whipped topping (Cool Whip)
- In a large bowl with an electric hand mixer, beat the cream cheese with the cream of coconut until all lumps are gone.
- Add the whipped topping and mix again.
- Serve with fruit or graham crackers. Keep refrigerated.
- - TIP: Some readers have found beating the cream cheese first, then adding the cream of coconut helps to keep the lumps out. You can also try softening the cream cheese or using a stand mixer with the whisk attachment.
- - What is Cream of Coconut? It is coconut cream that has been presweetened, much like sweetened condensed milk. Find it in the aisle with the alcoholic mixers. Look for the Coco Lopez or Coco Real brands.
- - Not a fan of Cool Whip? Go ahead and whisk 1 cup of heavy whipping cream with ¼ cup of powdered sugar until stiff peaks form (easiest to do in a stand mixer).
Nutrition Information:Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 31Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 17mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 0g
This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix, and is an estimation only.
102 Comments on “Coconut Cream Fruit Dip + Video”
nice idea.. thanks for sharing.
I’m sure you’ve been waiting for someone to ask this … so I will – lol. Can real whipped cream be substituted for this and approximately how much would it need. I suspect it couldn’t be made up the day before like Cool Whip (I’m guessing). Do you ever add actual coconut to this or would that be overkill? Thanks!
For sure you can use real whipped cream. It about doubles in size & you are using around 1-1 1/2 cup of cool whip, so I would start at 1/2 cup of heavy cream whipped with 1/4 cup powdered sugar & 1/2 tsp vanilla to sweeten it. You can make it ahead of time, it might lose a little bit of volume (won’t be as light & airy) but it is still good for several days. You might want to consider whipping your cream to stiff peaks to help hold the volume. I have not added actual coconut to it, but you should try it out. I’m sure it will taste great 🙂 Toasted coconut might be nice too. 🙂
Yum, yum! I seem to be saying that a lot on your blog but I can’t help it! Had to pin this and will be making as soon as I get to the store to buy some of Cream of Coconut.
Oh my goodness I love this recipe. I will probably be addicted to making it this summer. I am your newest follower. xo
New follower from blog hop! Your recipes look good! Big fan of dessert! Hope following you doesnt make me fat! LOL!
This looks so yummy! I am going to have to try it soon. But I also want to know where you got the serving dish. I love it!
Oh my gosh that is a good question! I actually got it as a wedding gift like 4 1/2 years ago & this is actually the first time I have used it. I am glad I pulled it out, because I love it! So, sorry I can’t direct you as to where to get one, but you can gawk at mine 🙂
Hi Mel, I actually have some of these plates for sale!! I bought them because they look like a color wheel and that went along with my business…anyways…I have 2 left….:)
Thanks to a gal on Pinterest: “The fruit tray is made by Godinger and is called a relish tray and is around $10 at Macy’s.” It is made by Godinger. Awesome that it inexpensive & cute 🙂
Available on Amazon, but currently $28. Godinger Round Relish Dish
Mel in the first comment on this page she said she got the serving dish on Amazon. I cked. Amazon. they have 10 new ones@ $28.95 -ea, and 1 new one @ $28.36 for such a little disc. in the used one I think I’d invest in one of the new one’s . lol Good Luck.
Thanks so much for linking up. Everything looks so yummy! Hope to see you back next week. I am now following your blog 🙂
This looks so good! And I have everything in my fridge to make this right now! I’m going to have to try this! I’d love it if you’d stop by Sweet & Simple Sunday and share it(it’s going on all week)!
Hope to see you there! p.s. I’m following you on GFC!
Just wanted to say that I love your blog. I get recipes from it frequently and they are all just simple, tasty, and I always have the ingredients which is a big plus for a mom of 6 who hates to run to the store!! Keep the recipes coming!
Thanks Cindy! That means a lot to me! I am so glad you are enjoying them! I don’t plan on stopping any time soon so keep coming back 🙂
This recipe sound so refreshing for your fruit in! Love it 🙂 and will be trying soon!
red and yellow food coloring would make it a pretty orange colored dip