The best (and easiest) frozen yogurt recipe

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This frozen yogurt recipe takes only 5 minutes of work, và you vì chưng not need an ice cream maker! Be sure to check out my tips for how khổng lồ make frozen yogurt that is creamy và delicious.

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As much as I love going out for a tasty fro-yo, it is so easy lớn make your own frozen yogurt at home. Plus, it can be a great way khổng lồ use up some ripened summer fruit.

Since I had an abundance of fresh strawberries, I sliced them up & froze them for later use. Then, of course, the first thing I thought khổng lồ make was strawberry frozen yogurt. So here we are!

This homemade frozen yogurt recipe takes literally 5 minutes of work! and a few tips ensure a delicious, creamy treat that is almost as indulgent as ice cream but far better for you.

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When it comes to lớn making your own frozen yogurt at home, the consistency can be tricky because when you freeze yogurt, the water component of it forms crystals causing your fro-yo lớn be more on the icy than creamy side. Even if you"re not expecting it lớn be as creamy as ice cream (which it will not fully be), there are a few tips easy tips that can help you make a creamier frozen yogurt at home.

How khổng lồ make frozen yogurt more creamy?

Use a little corn syrup. I say corn syrup is optional here, but a little bit of it can help the texture of your strawberry frozen. Yogurt by preventing the formation of large ice crystals while the mix freezes.

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Use some sugar. I wanted so badly to lớn rely only on honey for this recipe, and it does work with just honey, but the sugar here does two things. First, similar lớn corn syrup, it does help the texture. Và as it freezes, the yogurt mixture will loose some of its sweetness, so even if tastes good to you before freezing, it will be dulled later. The added sugar helps the flavor. A banana can help! A natural way to địa chỉ cửa hàng creaminess và volume khổng lồ a strawberry frozen yogurt is simply adding a sliced frozen banana. Cover the top of the yogurt mixture with parchment paper before freezing! The simple act of adding a layer of parchment on the surface of the yogurt before tightly covering the container will also help keep ice crystals from form.

Ingredients

You only need a handful of ingredients khổng lồ make this recipe, and if you don"t feel like strawberry frozen yogurt, you can use frozen fruit of your choice. The ratio of fruit lớn yogurt is important, & I"ve found that 6 cups of sliced frozen fruit to 1 cup of Greek yogurt to work well. Here is what you need khổng lồ make this recipe:

6 cups frozen sliced fruit. In this case I used strawberry & banana, but you can try or another fruit combination of your choice. Frozen mango, peaches, or berries are all great options.1 cup whole milk Greek yogurt. Do not use fat không lấy phí or low fat Greek yogurt. Orange or Vanilla extract Corn syrup
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How to lớn make frozen yogurt from scratch

You vị not need an ice cream maker to lớn make this easy frozen yogurt recipes, your food processor or a good blender is just fine!

To make frozen yogurt from scratch using your food processor, all you bởi vì is địa chỉ cửa hàng your sliced frozen fruit, Greek yogurt, honey và sugar to sweeten, orange extract, & a little corn syrup to your food processor. From there, just blend until everything is well combined into a smooth, creamy mixture that is almost lượt thích a milk shake or thick smoothie.

Then, select a good freezer-safe container that you can tightly cover. Transfer the yogurt mixture to lớn the container and smooth the surface. Showroom a piece of parchment lớn cover the surface of the yogurt mixture, then cover tightly and freeze until it hardens.

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How long bởi you need to freeze it?

You can absolutely serve the strawberry Greek yogurt immediately in glasses as a milk shake or a smoothie. But khổng lồ serve it as a frozen yogurt treat, you vày need khổng lồ freeze it for at least 6 hours until it hardens. Take it out of the freezer và allow it khổng lồ sit for a few minutes so it is easier to lớn scoop và serve.

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