Frozen yogurt is one of summer’s greatest pleasures – smooth, creamy, and arguably a little less of a guilty pleasure than ice cream – homemade frozen yogurt manages to be even tastier than any store-bought brand. Try out these 7 recipes for homemade frozen yogurt and you’ll have a cool and refreshing post-dinner treat that’s hard for anyone to resist.
1. Peach Fro Yo
This is a simple recipe that can be made with fresh or frozen peaches. With only vanilla extract, peaches, honey, and low-fat plain yogurt, this fro yo is perfect with some granola for a cool breakfast treat. Get our Peach Fro Yo recipe.
2. Fresh Mint Chip Fro Yo
Fresh mint leaves and high-quality dark chocolate make this a luscious fro yo that’s sweetened with brown rice syrup and enhanced with peppermint extract. Heavy cream and whole-milk Greek yogurt are combined for an extra creamy combo. Get the recipe here.
3. The Easiest Frozen Yogurt with a Blackberry Swirl
CHOW’s recipe for fro yo is extremely simple and lets the fresh blackberries really shine. You can substitute maple syrup or honey for the white sugar if you’re looking to make it a little bit healthier and you can save leftovers for up to a month in an airtight container in the freezer. Get our Easiest Frozen Yogurt with a Blackberry Swirl recipe.
4. Raspberry Dark Chocolate Frozen Yogurt
Fresh or frozen raspberries and dark chocolate chips are combined with Greek yogurt in a food processor or blender for a simple flavor sensation. Use any fresh berry: raspberry, blueberry, strawberry, they’re all a great choice paired with the dark chocolate. Get the recipe here.
5. Nutella Frozen Yogurt
Only two tablespoons of Nutella go a long way in this recipe for Nutella frozen yogurt. You can use plain Greek yogurt (or honey-flavored for a little extra sweetness) and feel free to throw in some additions like chopped almonds, walnuts, or dried fruit to jazz it up. Get the recipe here.
6. Strawberry Frozen Yogurt
Chunks of strawberries and fresh basil leaves make this fro yo a perfect end to a hot summer evening. Honey is used to sweeten the yogurt and you can substitute and fresh herb you have growing the garden. Get the recipe here.
7. Chocolate Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt
Condensed milk combined with Greek yogurt and 1% milk makes for a perfectly sweet and tangy combination that’s a fantastic base for the peanut butter and cocoa powder that’s added in. Finish with sea salt. Get the recipe here.
Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy is a New York City–based food writer and editor at Penguin who has worked on and recipe-tested several cookbooks. She is currently in search of NYC's best ramen, and is one of the few people who admit to disliking brunch.