Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt
After TJ and I went strawberry picking, my brain started filling with ideas of what to make with them. I kept coming back to frozen yogurt, surely a little influenced by the increasing temperatures outside. I’ve never tried making my own frozen yogurt before, and I was a little skeptical that it would taste as good as “froyo” from a shop.

To my excitement, it tasted even better! The freshness of the strawberries gives it a fantastic sweetness, and the texture was smooth and perfectly ice cream-like. This recipe is definitely a winner, and I have a feeling we’ll be making it multiple times throughout the summer.

Spoiler alert: we can just go ahead and call this “frozen treat week”, because I’ll be sharing another frozen dessert recipe on Friday. Exciting!

Printable Recipe
Makes about 1 quart

ingredients:
1 pound fresh strawberries
2/3 cup sugar
1 cup low fat vanilla yogurt
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla

instructions:
Slice the strawberries into small pieces.
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In a small bowl, combine the strawberries and the sugar, stirring to dissolve. Cover and let stand for about 30 minutes.
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Puree the strawberries and their liquid with the yogurt, lemon juice, and vanilla in a food processor.
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Refrigerate the mixture for an hour, then pour into your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
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Serve immediately as soft serve, or freeze for a few hours for a more traditional ice cream texture.
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Enjoy!
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Adapted from The Perfect Scoop

Have you ever made frozen yogurt? What’s your favorite thing to make with fresh strawberries?

4 Comments
  • Nadine
    May 20, 2014

    You made frozen yogurt?!?!?! This looks delicious!

    • ashleynevis
      May 25, 2014

      I couldn’t believe how tasty it was! We’ll definitely be doing homemade froyo nights way more often now!

  • Lauren
    May 20, 2014

    Can you send some to California? This look so good!

    • ashleynevis
      May 25, 2014

      Thanks, Lauren! I totally need to figure out a way to ship some of this out!

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