Earl Grey Frozen Yogurt

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This creamy, healthy frozen yogurt recipe is churned with honey and fragrant, floral Earl Grey tea. Topped with juicy clementines and a touch of cardamom, for a healthy dessert recipe that is easy to make but sure to impress, churn a batch of Earl Grey Frozen Yogurt.

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Earl Grey Frozen Yogurt with Clementines & Cardamom

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I find most people look at me a little sideways as I order ice cream for dessert when eating out in the dead of winter while they all order warm fruit cobbler or molten lava cakes. I supposed frozen treats are more of a summer dessert. But me? I’m a year-round ice cream lover. It’s never too cold for smooth, creamy frozen treats in my opinion. My favorite is Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream. Cheesecake ice cream swirled with fresh sweet cherry compote and graham crackers. It tastes just like eating cherry cheesecake!

But rich ice creams are a once in a while treat. We can’t all be scarfing down gobs of full octane ice cream all the time lest we not fit into our skinny jeans. So more often you’ll find me enjoying healthier frosty treats like Paleo Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. Dairy-free and absolutely no added sugar, this is my go-to ice cream recipe when my sweet tooth comes knocking. Cacao nibs, plump raspberries and sweetness from bananas, this is one tasty ice cream.

 

Not to be ignored, the close relative to my beloved ice cream is frozen yogurt, another favorite dessert of mine. There you are in the grocery, picking up a pint of what you believe to be a healthier option. But so many times you’ll find store-bought versions while lower in fat, they’re usually packed with as much if not more sugar than their full fat counterparts! This frozen yogurt recipe is here to rescue you from the misleading brand name versions.

Earl Grey Frozen Yogurt topped with Clementines & Cardamom - a creamy, healthy dessert recipe that is easy to make but sure to impress | foodbabbles.com for cupcakesandkalechips.com | gluten free

Smooth, creamy plain yogurt is churned with the floral, almost citrusy notes of Earl Grey tea along with the natural sugar of raw honey. That’s it! You’re got fresh frozen yogurt. How easy was that? With only 5 minutes of effort on your part, you have a healthy dessert that won’t feel you leaving guilty after enjoying it. Topping this frozen yogurt with sweet clementines allows you to get more sweetness in a healthy way. A dash of cardamom is the perfect finishing touch.

Earl Grey Frozen Yogurt topped with Clementines & Cardamom - a creamy, healthy dessert recipe that is easy to make but sure to impress | foodbabbles.com for cupcakesandkalechips.com | gluten free

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5 from 1 vote

Earl Grey Frozen Yogurt

This creamy, healthy frozen yogurt recipe is churned with honey and fragrant, floral Earl Grey tea. Topped with juicy clementines and a touch of cardamom, it's a healthy dessert recipe that is easy to make but sure to impress.
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 3/4 cups Greek yogurt
  • 6 ounces Earl Grey tea brewed strong and chilled
  • 1/3 cup raw honey see notes
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 clementines peeled and sectioned
  • cardamom
  • additional raw honey for drizzling optional

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, whisk together Greek yogurt, tea, honey and salt.
  • Churn in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions or pour into a shallow glass or metal baking dish. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes, stir then return to the freezer for 15 minutes more. Continue stirring and returning to freezer until desired consistency is reached.
  • Serve topped with 4 clementine sections, a sprinkle of cardamom and a small drizzle of raw honey.

Notes

  • I used Honey Ridge Farms Clover Honey Creme
Nutrition Facts
Earl Grey Frozen Yogurt
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 156mg7%
Potassium 85mg2%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Vitamin C 18.1mg22%
Calcium 176mg18%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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14 Comments
  1. Scronald McDonald

    I made a whole lot of jars of infused syrups. My girlfriend suggested I make some Rooibos & Naartjie flavored froyo, so I’m going to appropriate this recipe. I’ll be back with some real feedback

  2. I adore frozen yogurt year round too! Someone once told me there’s a theory floating around that says you actually should eat cold things like ice cream and other frozen treats in the winter because it somehow warms you up by making your body over compensate or something, and you burn more calories which warms you up – it was quite fuzzy and who knows if it’s true, even, but seeing as I do enjoy frozen treats in the winter (and yes, my winters are cold!!), maybe there’s something to it? Who knows… This does look delicious, and I’ve been meaning to try tea-flavored ice cream or frozen yogurt soon!

  3. Joy @ The Joyful Foodie

    Years ago I had some delicious earl grey ice cream at a restaurant, and I’ve been meaning to try to recreate it ever since. I’m so going to try this! Seriously, you have no idea how excited this makes me. 🙂

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