Fruit Cream is a colorful chilled dessert made with fruits and cream. This is a perfect dessert for hot summer days.
Recipe serves 4 to 6.
- 2 cup cool whip
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 mango peeled and diced
- 1 orange sliced
- 1/2 cup pineapple diced
- 1/4 cup strawberries sliced
- 1/4 cup grapes sliced
- 1/2 banana sliced
- 1 tablespoon crushed walnut
- 1 tablespoon sliced or chopped almonds
- 2 strawberry sliced for garnishing
- In a chilled bowl mix cool whip, sour cream and sugar.
- Fold all the fruits and nuts slowly into the cream.
- Garnish with strawberries.
- Slice and add the banana just before serving so banana doesn’t brown.
- Mango should be ripe and should not have too many fibers.
- Cool Whip can be substituted with whipping cream or heavy cream. Whip the cream until its aerated like cool whip.
- I am using my favorite fruits, you can you can your favorites.
- Other fruit that will go well are peaches, apples, nectarines, pairs, melons, kiwi etc.
Originally posted 2009-07-24 09:46:54.
69 thoughts on “Fruit Cream”
this recipie is very very delicious i have made it for my school project and i got 1 price for making this dish so thank you manjula aunty
This is such a lovely recipe. Thanks for sharing this with us. Just one quick question, is the cool whip is similar to whipping cream.
thanks for the recipe…i made it with sweet cream it was yummy..!!
I want to make it but what is cool whip and sour cream??
As Liane already said Cool Whip and sour cream are US food products. If you live outside of the United States, it may be more difficult to obtain them.
Manjula uses US ingredients and products for many parts of her recipes.
Sour cream is not something you can make at home.
Sour Cream and Cool whip are both products that are available readily in the United States.
Sour Cream us available in the dairy department and has many different uses.
Cool Whip is available in the frozen dessert section and is often used in desserts as toppings, etc…
what is cool whip and sour cream??
Cool whip and sour cream are easily available in th market in frozen section.
this looks more like a paste than a cream. cream is supposed to be mild liquidy and not like jelly type. ..
Hi. I saw your recipe but i don’t get sour cream where I live. Could you pls tell me how to make sour cream at home? Thank you.
how can we make sour cream at home and what is this cool whip?
sour cream means plain yogurt
Can you please show us the recipe of fruit custard, using custard powder? Thanks.
Yummy.. i love fruits with cream.. Thanks for sharing this… 🙂
Thank you so much for the tips on utilizing cream, sour cream and or whipped cream for fruit salad. I live in GA. Here we have a buffet which makes an awesome fresh quartered apples with cream. I usually add raisins and cranberries. I like it so much, I bought all three to try and see which one will taste the best. Thanks, LMG
Hello Aunty, where can I find cool whip in the US ?
Cool Whip is available in any grocery store in the refrigerated dairy section. Ask a store clerk if you cannot find it.
Hello Manjula ji,
I had made this fruit cream using your recipe, I couldn’t find sour cream so i skipped it. I also added few drops of pineapple essence in whipped cream, it turned out to be outstanding. Also i powdered the sugar first before adding it in cream..
Thanks & Regards
i live in germany . here i can find freash cream or sahne cream so can u tell me which i have to use in fruit cream. thanks.
I think fresh cream will work.
Hello aunty,ur measurements are very accurate .aunty I have one question.I m staying in India.what can I use in place of whip cream and sour cream?
can u please tell me what is sour cream..???
How do you recommend mixing the sour cream sugar and cool whip ?
this is my favourite recepie thanks for making it so easy
i need some indian lunch box recepies for kids
Can we use fruit cocktail ?? instead of fresh fruits …
is it ok if we don’t use sour cream?
Dear Manjula Aunty, I have been looking for this recipe for a long time, thank you! You’re the best!!
If you want you can try adding different flavors of ice creams too…that way you can make strawberry/vanilla/coffee flavored fruit cream.
just want to let u know that u r recipes are great. one small tip for this recipe i want to add is one of my friends made this dessert but she also add some mango custerd with jelly and it turned out really good. plz try this tip as well.
Nice idea, my friend added white chocolate chips and vanilla cake ( all in layers) along with jelly ( no custard) to make a super trifle.The rest of the recipe is like Manjula’s. Simply yum! The white chocolate chips get chilled and provide a nice crunch. You’ve got to try it!!
i want know wat is sour cream…
Just Google “sour cream”. Easier that way.
can we follow this recipe with tropical or any other canned fruit.?
Yep u can add any fruits
i want to know what is the substitute of cool whip, i am in UK
here v get whipped cream and double thich cream
Waiting for ur reply
Cool Whip is sweetened whipped cream. Use in the UK whatever they put on the top of desserts. Cool Whip is just a company name.
Try buying the double cream and then whipping it yourself using the blender till you get a thick consistency. The whipping cream that you get in the shops is far too thin and doesn’t match the consistency of Cool Whip (I’ve used both cool whip and double cream)
Hope this helps!
I too prepared fruit cream with ur recipe today…came out really well…thank u aunty..
what is sour cream?
Hi Manjula Ji,
I am too located in San diego. ;-). well yesterday i prepared Fruit cream. Please let me know for how long i can keep it. i prepared a lot and today i found some water in remaining fruit cream. is this something needs to be finished with in one day?.
Fruit cream you need to eat same day otherwise fruits become soggy and start leaving juice.
wat is the substitue for cool whip? do we get this in india? if so where?
Hi Divya, There I know you can find cream just use that.
how to make whipped cream in home…….please reply to me………………..
Making your own whipped cream is easy and the flavor and texture leaves the store-bought stuff in the dust (that stuff is usually neither whipped nor cream). How to make your own delicious homemade whipped cream in 5 minutes.
Time Required: 5 minutes
Put cold heavy cream and flavorings in mixing bowl. Avoid ultra-pasteurized cream if possible (see tip below). Try 1 to 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract per cup of cream, and 1 to 2 tablespoons of sugar equivalent such as Splenda or Equal. Adjust to taste. Other extracts or flavorings (such as mint or chocolate) can be used as well.
With standing mixer with whisk attachment or electric hand mixer, beat cream (you can use a hand whisk; it just will take longer). Start slowly — if you set it on high at first, you’ll have cream all over the place. Set the mixer so it goes as fast as possible without splashing.
As cream thickens, turn the speed up. As it gets foamier, start checking for a soft peak, which is what you want. The peak should bend over at the top when you remove the whisk. As it gets close, slow down, because if it goes too far, it will clump and separate (essentially become butter).
If you forget to adjust flavorings, you can still do it at this point. Ta-da! Whipped cream!
tried fruit cream it was very delicious…
thank you for your easy going recipe…..
Hi aunty i made burfi it was good and i made aloo and eggplant mmm it was good thank you for sharing
In which store do you get fruit cream and what is the manufacturing comapny name.
i love to view ur videos
your recipes are good & very easy to prepare
hi manjula aunty!!!!!!!!!!!!! can u give me any cake recipies without egg
Hi Manjula Di,
Please let me know some recipe with strawberry.
hi Manjula aunty!!!!!!!! See for the cool whip can i add one cool whip instead of two?
wat exactly is sour cream?
sour cream is…. oh i don’t know
hey i made this and it was a big hit in my house.my kid and hubby finished it before i knew……thanks for the recipe
Why are you adding sour cream along with the whipping cream? Any reason ? – thanks
can you tell me what is cool whip?
“Cool Whip” is the brand name of a sweetened whipped cream sold in a container (not the kind from a spray can).
You can buy whipping cream from the dairy section of the store and make your own if you have an electric mixer. Just add a few spoons of sugar before mixing depending on how much whipping cream you’re using.
kindly give substitute of sour cream
This dish should taste good with cool whip only. That’s how I’m going to try it.
Has anyone made this yet? Please post if you have. I’m curious how cool whip and sour cream taste together. Thanks.
nice recipe.. thanks for sharing!!
Nice recipe but just like Ria has said previously there is no video….
Nice recipe!! But no video?
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