It’s so easy to make this ultra creamy fruit dip with fresh orange that it’s almost cheating. Perfect with fruit and great with cookies. Jump to the Orange Cream Fruit Dip Recipe
Let’s say we’re at a party. There’s a table with chocolate cupcakes at one end, and at the other, you see this creamy fruit dip. Where am I? You’ll find me next to the fruit dip. And by next to, I mean thoroughly hoarding the bowl. I can eat this with a spoon — I barely need the fruit.
Making Orange Cream Fruit Dip
Making this fruit dip is almost cheating — it’s that easy. Consider serving with fruit, graham crackers, or these homemade shortbread cookies.
With a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat cream cheese, vanilla extract, orange zest, powdered sugar, orange juice, and cream until whipped and creamy.
This fruit dip recipe takes less than 10 minutes, and you can make it in advance — store it in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
The orange zest and juice add so much flavor and natural sweetness. It’s perfect for parties, and kids love it!
Recipe updated, originally posted August 2013. Since posting this in 2013, we have tweaked the recipe to be more clear. – Adam and Joanne
Ridiculously Easy Orange Cream Fruit Dip
- PREP 10mins
- TOTAL 10mins
This is such a simple recipe and tastes just like an orange creamsicle. It’s delicious served alongside fruit or cookies.
Makes 1 1/4 cups
You Will Need
4 ounces (113 grams) cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon orange zest
1/2 cup (55 grams) powdered sugar
1/4 cup (60 ml) fresh squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup (60 ml) whipping cream
Add cream cheese, vanilla, and the orange zest to a medium bowl, then beat on medium speed with a hand mixer until smooth (or use a stand mixer with a paddle attachment).
Add powdered sugar a little at a time, mixing after each addition.
Add the orange juice, then beat until smooth.
Pour in the cream and continue to beat with the mixer until thick and creamy, about 1 minute.
Adam and Joanne’s Tips
- Keep tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
- The nutrition facts provided below are estimates. We have used the USDA database to calculate approximate values.
Nutrition Per Serving: Serving Size 2 tablespoons / Calories 86 / Protein 1 g / Carbohydrate 7 g / Dietary Fiber 0 g / Total Sugars 7 g / Total Fat 6 g / Saturated Fat 4 g / Cholesterol 21 mg