Frozen Greek Vanilla Yogurt

Total Time

Prep: 15 min.+ chilling Process: 15 min.+ freezing


2-1/2 cups

Updated: Mar. 04, 2023
It's so simple and easy to make your own frozen Greek yogurt, you might even want to get the kids in on the fun. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Frozen Greek Vanilla Yogurt Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 cups reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin


  1. Line a strainer or colander with 4 layers of cheesecloth or 1 coffee filter; place over a bowl. Place yogurt in prepared strainer; cover yogurt with sides of cheesecloth. Refrigerate 2-4 hours.
  2. Remove yogurt from cheesecloth to a bowl; discard strained liquid. Add sugar and vanilla to yogurt, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  3. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine cold water and lemon juice; sprinkle with gelatin and let stand 1 minute. Microwave on high for 30 seconds. Stir and let mixture stand 1 minute or until gelatin is completely dissolved; cool slightly. Stir gelatin mixture into yogurt. Cover and refrigerate until cold, about 40 minutes.
  4. Pour yogurt mixture into cylinder of ice cream freezer; freeze according to the manufacturer’s directions.
  5. Transfer frozen yogurt to a freezer container. Freeze 2-4 hours or until firm enough to scoop.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 225 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 0 fiber), 14g protein.

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