OK I’ve been away again. Not on holiday, well a short one to Bali was had, but I have a new job that has consumed my time. I’ve had some long days followed by long weekends on the couch recovering, hence the much needed break in Bali.
I don’t know about you but I go through phases of cooking like crazy and experimenting, to feeling lazy and uninspired. Maybe uninspired is not really the right word, it’s more that I’m overwhelmed with ideas I don’t know where to start and then feel too exhausted to be bothered with all the preparation.
This recipe is instant. It’s definitely one for afternoon treats, after dinner sweet cravings, and all those mothers with children demanding ice cream. No it’s not ice cream but they will be satisfied by this one.
The key to it being instantaneous is to have the strawberries frozen. If you don’t you will have to pop the mix into the freezer after mixing. This might be advantageous if you want to put it into ice cream moulds. I also tried to make it without the icing sugar but it needs a little sweetness, and it’s not much. The vanilla powder I used is from Loving Earth, otherwise you could add vanilla extract or paste. If you have vanilla essence in your cupboard throw it our now and get yourself some vanilla extract, you will never look back and you will always be able to taste the difference.
Strawberry Frozen Yoghurt
350g frozen strawberries (I used bought ones already frozen)
350g natural yoghurt
2 tablespoons icing sugar
Squeeze of half a lemon
1/4 teaspoon vanilla powder
Put strawberries and yoghurt into a food processor and blitz until combined. This will require stopping and coaxing the strawberries back into the blades every now and then. Then add the icing sugar, vanilla powder and lemon juice and blitz to combine. And that’s it!! Your done!
Serves 4 small portions