Homemade Blackberry Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream

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Last Christmas my sister got me the KitchenAid ice cream maker attachment. I don’t think I need to say how happy I was! I’ve wanted to buy it for years and always kept on procrastinating, but now I finally have it – Thank sis :)

Yesterday, since spring is finally here and it’s getting a bit warm in Shanghai, I’ve decided to try it out. I went to the fruit vendor downstairs my house and bought some fresh blackberries, then grabbed some low-fat/low sugar yogurt and head back home.

Homemaking ice cream, once you owe an ice cream machine, is SUPER easy. I love the fact that you get to decide the consistency you like, how sweet you want it, if you want to make it fat-free or or low in sugar.

I can tell you this ice cream maker will be one of the things I will be using the most in the coming month!

For today, enjoy this low-fat/low-sugar frozen yogurt deli.

Happy Sunday!

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 cup fresh blackberry
  • 1 c low-fat/low-sugar ice cream
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp crushed almonds (optional)

In a blender combine blackberries, lemon, sugar and water

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and pure them

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add vanilla and yogurt and pulse blender a few times to mix all the ingredients together

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Transfer to ice cream maker bowl and process acccording to manufacturer instructions

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Scoop out ice cream balls into a serving bowl

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add some crushed almonds – this is totally optional, but I like the extra crunchness

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and serve

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Store the remaining ice cream into a container into your freezer.

Love

– LittleDani

About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.

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