Tangy Frozen Yogurt

This frozen yogurt tastes like yogurt! It's not like the frozen yogurt that you find at the store that tastes like cheap ice cream with yogurt in the name to make you think it's healthier.
It's tangy, sweet, creamy, and so good!

Serve with berry syrup.


Equipment:
cheesecloth
large sieve
large bowl
ice cream maker

 

Place large sieve in a large bowl. Line sieve with a cheesecloth folded into half.

 

8 c yogurt
Pour yogurt into cloth.

Lightly cover the top of the yogurt with the sides of cheesecloth. Cover bowl and sieve with plastic wrap. Drain in the refrigerator 6-8 hours.

Drained liquid. Discard unless you have a use for it.

 

Remove bowl from the refrigerator. Lift cheesecloth and invert drained yogurt into a large mixing bowl.

 

1 1/2 c sugar
1/4 t salt
1 t vanilla

Add the sugar, salt, and vanilla.

Mix well. Set up ice cream maker according to manufactuer's instructions.

Pour prepared yogurt in and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.

How is looks when it's ready to be transfered to the freezer.

 

Scoop into freezer storage container and freeze until firm 2-4 hours.

Serve plain or top with berries.


Problems

-Plain yogurt is a must for the tangy but sweet flavor here. If you use flavored yogurts you'll have to play around with the amount of sugar to add, because they usually already contain a lot of sugar.
-Draining - If the yogurt is not drained it will taste icy rather than creamy.


Tangy Frozen Yogurt
serves 6-8

8 c (64 oz) plain yogurt (not fat-free)
1 1/2 c sugar
1/4 t salt
1 t pure vanilla extract

Equipment:
cheesecloth
large sieve
large bowl
ice cream maker

Draining: 6-8 hours in refrigerator
Place large sieve in a large bowl. Line sieve with a cheesecloth folded into half. Pour yogurt into cloth. Lightly cover the top of the yogurt with the sides of cheesecloth. Cover bowl and sieve with plastic wrap. Drain in the refrigerator 6-8 hours.

Freezing: 30 min in ice cream maker, plus 2-3 ripening in freezer
Remove bowl from the refrigerator. Lift cheesecloth and invert drained yogurt into a large mixing bowl. Discard the drained liquid in the bowl unless you have a use for it. Add the sugar, salt, and vanilla. Mix well. Set up ice cream maker according to manufactuer's instructions. Pour prepared yogurt in and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Scoop into freezer storage container and freeze until firm. Serve plain or top with berries.




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