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One of the Best Fruit Salad Dressings with Sour Cream

If you want to make the best fruit salad dressings like your grandmother or mother used to make, the following recipe might be of interest to you. Ingredients such as sweetened condensed milk were popular during wartime when fresh milk was often unavailable. Wartime fruit salad dressings might have also included other flavorings like dried spices. Fruit juice and margarine were also available, for making wartime desserts, and custard powder was another ingredient which could have been used to make wartime trifle.

Cakes were usually made with egg powder rather than fresh eggs and fresh fruit was rationed and sometimes you could not get it at all. To think about this makes us appreciate just how many wonderful ingredients we have at our disposal today to make the best fruit salad recipes and fruit salad dressings. The following recipe combines sour cream and sweetened condensed milk for a creamy texture, as well as vanilla and almond extracts and spices. This recipe makes just under three cups, which is enough to serve sixteen people, so all you need to complete the dish are sixteen portions of chopped fruit.

One of the Best Fruit Salad Dressings with Sour Cream
Summary: Instead of serving your fruit salad plain or with some Cool Whip, why not try this amazing sour cream dressing with almond, vanilla and aromatic spices?
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Salad Dressing
Serves: 6
Prep time: 
Total time: 
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Whisk all the ingredients together until everything is well combined.
  2. Refrigerate the dressing until you are ready to serve it.
(Makes Nearly 3 Cups)

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Breathe new life into your next fruit salad recipe by serving up this amazing dressing. Made with sour cream, condensed milk, cardamom, cinnamon, almond and vanilla extracts, you are sure to make an impact when you serve this. A dollop of this sour cream dressing on a bowlful of mixed chopped fruit makes a wonderful breakfast or dessert, and using sweetened condensed milk adds a nice, sweet taste to the dressing. Perhaps you will discover this is one of your favorite ways to serve fresh fruit, rather than adding whipped cream or ice cream.

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Christine Szalay-Kudra

Hello and welcome to Amazing Salad Recipes. My name is Christine and I'm delighted you are visiting. I started this blog because salad is such an important dish. It can be a side dish or a whole meal, and there are so many type I love to prepare and serve to my family, helping them get all their nutrients as well as having something they can really enjoy.

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