Lemon Ginger Frozen Yogurt

Lemon Ginger Frozen Yogurt

3 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 67% would make again

Ready in 2 hours

Original recipe from Bon Appetit: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/lemon-ginger-frozen-yogurt

This little treat is the perfect end to a hearty meal. It’ll help you digest and settle any large meal that you may have over indulged in. Not to mention it tastes freakin awesome! It does require a ice cream maker though.


3/4 cup Water
3/4 cup Sugar
1/8 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
2 teaspoons fresh ginger; finely grated peeled
1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon peel; finely grated

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



Bring water, sugar, and grated ginger to boil in medium saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Once boiling add Cream of Tartar. Boil 2 minutes. Strain into medium bowl and chill until cool. Whisk in yogurt, buttermilk, lemon juice, and lemon peel. Process in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions; cover and freeze.

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Do I HAVE TO use buttermilk to make this work?
Sharonesq 5m ago
Instead of buttermilk you can use 1 cup regular milk mixed with either 1 tablespoon lemon juice or 1 tablespoon vinegar. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes before using in the recipe. - Elizabeth Schneider 5m ago

This is a fabulous summer treat! Easy, satisfying dessert without lots of calories.
Davishouse 4y ago

Normally it calls for corn syrup. But since that’s one of those non-digestible processed weird things they like to put in everything , I choose to omit it from all my recipes. Using Cream of Tartar once the mixture is boiling achieves the same desired effect without adding any extra sugars(or diabetes causing, non-digestible, processed mutant food). [I posted this recipe.]
Chefological 6y ago

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