Coconut Cloud Fruit Dip

by Julie Ruble on February 23, 2014 · 3 comments

Coconut Cloud Fruit Dip
Coconut Cloud Fruit Dip

Coconut Cloud Fruit Dip



Recipe by: Willow Bird Baking, adapted from SkinnyTaste
Yield: about 3 cups of meringue dip

I love this easy, delicious dip. It whips up a ton — perfect for a brunch party. I put about half of the dip into a pretty ramekin on a platter of fresh berries and then replenished as needed during brunch.

Ingredients:
4 egg whites from large eggs, at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
1/2 cup water
1 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup shredded coconut

Directions:
Place the egg whites with the vanilla extract and coconut extract in the clean bowl of a stand mixer. Stir the water and sugar together in a small saucepan over high heat. Bring this to a boil and cook until the syrup reaches 234 degrees F on a candy thermometer, about 4-8 minutes.

When the syrup begins to boil, start mixing the egg whites on low speed so they begin to get foamy. When the syrup is up to temperature, turn the egg whites to medium-high speed and very slowly drizzle the hot syrup into the whites. Beat until the dip forms stiff glossy peaks, tossing in the salt to mix in along the way. Gently fold shredded coconut in to the meringue dip, saving a bit to sprinkle on top. Serve with a platter of fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, or whatever fruit you love most!

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Kate c February 23, 2014 at 8:00 am

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Angela February 23, 2014 at 7:06 pm
cheri February 25, 2014 at 11:02 am

This dip is gorgeous and what a great idea pairing it with strawberries and raspberries

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