Chocolate Fruit Dip

02.06.2018

This Chocolate Fruit Dip takes fruit to a new level of deliciousness! This dip is light and fluffy, decadently rich and perfectly chocolatey. It’s a dreamy indulgence.

strawberry being dipped into bowl of Chocolate Fruit Dip

Chocolate Fruit Dip Recipe

This Chocolate Fruit Dip is a dip that people of all ages will love! It’s one of those dips that’s so good you might not even care so much about the fruit, you’ll want to just grab a spoon and dive in.

I love how this fruit dip recipe is the perfect treat for any occasion or celebration, and you can make it year round. It’s always a party favorite and it will easily disappear in no time! Plus, it only requires a few simple ingredients you may already have on hand.

This dip has such a deliciously rich chocolatey flavor and it may be a splurge, but at least you are getting plenty of fresh fruit with it. So it beats eating a big slice of cheesecake. Plus it tastes like cheesecake. Win win.

It will also give you that chocolate-covered strawberry flavor when you serve it with strawberries, and who doesn’t love chocolate-covered strawberries?? Trust me, you’ve got to try this dip soon!

Chocolate Fruit Dip Ingredients

This is a cream cheese fruit dip that comes together in mere minutes. Here’s what you’ll need for this recipe:

  • Heavy cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Cream cheese
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Vanilla extract

Chocolate Fruit Dip shown here on a white serving platter paired with strawberries and bananas

How to Make Fruit Dip

  • Beat the heavy cream with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  • Add 2 tablespoons powdered sugar to the cream and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, more powdered sugar, cocoa powder and vanilla until smooth.
  • Mix in the heavy cream, along with the remaining powdered sugar.

Can This Chocolate Fruit Dip be Made in Advance?

You can make this cream cheese fruit dip up to 4 hours in advance. After four hours, the fruit dip will become less fluffy.

What Fruits Should I Serve with This Fruit Dip?

I love it best with strawberries and bananas. But I think raspberries would be another delicious option. And I wonder how a citrus fruit would taste with this, such as tangerines or oranges?

Close up image of chocolate fruit dip covering a fresh strawberry on a skewer

Tips for the Best Fruit Dip

  • The cream cheese should be softened to room temperature. Otherwise it won’t whip up properly.
  • Feel free to scale back on the amount of powdered sugar you add to this recipe, if you prefer a tangier fruit dip.
  • Double check that your cocoa powder is unsweetened.

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Chocolate Fruit Dip

5 from 4 votes

Such an easy fruit dip that uses a few basic ingredients yet creates something perfectly irresistible. It's light and fluffy, rich and creamy and decadently chocolatey. A must try fruit dip! 

Servings: 7 Servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup powdered sugar , divided
  • 1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl using an electric hand mixer, whip heavy cream until soft peaks form, addw 2 Tbsp of the powdered sugar and whip until nearly stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  2. In a separate mixing bowl whip together cream cheese, 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp of the powdered sugar, the cocoa powder and vanilla extract until smooth. Mix in whipped cream mixture and remaining 1/2 cup powdered sugar.
  3. Chill until ready to serve. Serve with strawberries, bananas or raspberries.

Recipe Notes

  • The cream cheese should be softened to room temperature. Otherwise it won't whip up properly. 
  • Recipe source: Cooking Classy
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Fruit Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 305 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Potassium 132mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 17g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 18.7%
Vitamin C 0.2%
Calcium 5.9%
Iron 3.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fruit Dip
Calories: 305 kcal
Author: Jaclyn

54 comments

  • Vidhi Babu: Can you make this the night before? February 5, 2019 at 1:00pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Yes. It won’t be quite as fluffy but still a great dip. February 5, 2019 at 4:47pm Reply

      • V: Thanks! how early advance would suggest to make it so it stays fluffy? February 15, 2019 at 3:08pm Reply

        • Jaclyn: It should stay nice and fluffy for three or four hours, even more in a dry climate. February 15, 2019 at 4:00pm Reply

  • J. K.: It’s become one of my favorite recipes. September 15, 2018 at 11:53pm Reply

  • Mikayla J: I’m excited to try this recipe for an upcoming baby shower I’m hosting! But I was also excited to see your link to Mormon.org. I’m a member of the church and it was exciting to see that you are too! God is good. I enjoy your recipes! February 11, 2018 at 9:16pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Good luck with the baby shower! Thanks for leaving a comment Mikayla! February 12, 2018 at 10:23am Reply

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