Lemon Frozen Yogurt

Lemon Frozen Yogurt

The other day I was craving a dessert.  I needed something that I could make right then and there out of pantry ingredients.  And since it was me, it needed to not include baking.  So much goes wrong when I bake.  Not to mention how messy my kitchen looks with flour all over it. 

Enter lemon frozen yogurt.  I always have the ingredients to make this.  Always.  If I don’t, it means I just ran out and haven’t made it to the grocery store yet.  I kind of cobbled together several recipes that I found on the internet and in books.  Removing any time consuming difficult steps.

Lemon Frozen Yogurt

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from one lemon)
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 Tablespoons vanilla vodka (I’m guessing limoncello would have been divine too)

Heat the sugar and water, to make a simple syrup, in a small saucepan until the sugar dissolves.  Refrigerate until well chilled.

In a large bowl (I use a big batter bowl because it pours so nicely), mix all the ingredients, including the chilled simple syrup.  Some people say to chill again, sometimes I do, sometimes I don’t.  Pour into your ice cream maker and process according to directions. 

Perfect blend of sweet and tart!

 

 

This will be my entry for Foodie Friday at Designs by Gollum!

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Comments

  1. says

    Yum – you just reminded me I need to bottle my lemoncello. It’s hiding in a big jar under a tea cozy my Mother made – not sure how she’d feel about that. She was a teetotaller. Needless to say she didn’t pass that along to her daughter. LOL