Low Carb Fro Yo

March 11, 2013

When you’re going low carb there really is very little you can do to satisfy a sugar craving, you can’t even have a peice of fruit! So when I saw a recipe floating around on Pinterest for home made Greek yoghurt I got the idea to try and invent some keto-friendly fro yo with what I could scrape together in my kitchen.

Frozen Yoghurt

  • 1 pot of Total Greek yoghurt
  • 225ml double cream
  • 2 tbsp Green & Blacks unsweetened cocoa powder

It was all very simple to make; as it should be when you’re needing a quick fix. Just whisk it all up in a bowl until thickened.

Frozen yoghurt no sugar recipe

Stick it in the freezer for an hour or so and it’s ready to serve. Looks pretty convincing huh? Just like chocolate ice cream!

Low carb dessert recipe frozen yoghurt

Low carb frozen yoghurt

Low carb frozen yoghurt dessert

Low carb frozen yoghurt chocolate flavour

The reality? Hmmm, not so good. There is no sugar in this dessert, which makes it horribly disappointing to eat. It’s like eating ice cream that had all of the fun sucked out of it. It is lovely and creamy mind, but with no sweetness whatsoever the cocoa is very bitter.

If you’re hell bent on keeping on the straight and narrow this low carb frozen yoghurt will do the trick with around 2g carbs per serving. But otherwise, stick to the Ben & Jerry’s.

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  • Reply Charlotte March 12, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    Do you think it might be improved a little bit by adding a bit of vanilla from a vanilla pod?

    • Reply Jo March 13, 2013 at 9:33 pm

      I think lots of vanilla as a flavour on its own would be good! But because this was so bitter I reckon the floral flavour of vanilla wouldn’t really work. Actually I gave this batch a second chance last night and I enjoyed it much more, maybe it needs some time in the freezer to mature!

  • Reply Francesca July 11, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    I make mine with splenda to sweeten it ^_^ Really good

    • Reply Jo July 11, 2013 at 7:16 pm

      I bet that works a treat 🙂 For me though there’s something about Splenda that I just can’t get on board with. Artificial sweeteners in my soft drinks or sweets I’m okay with, but physically adding it to my home cooking just feels, unnatural!

  • Reply Smith January 12, 2014 at 1:17 am

    I eat greek yogurt with vanilla, stevia and walnut pieces, and it is positively decadent. I avoid aspartame and splenda because they are neurotoxins and also thyroid toxins.

  • Reply Mrs. Fish December 1, 2014 at 4:22 am

    Much better with a bit of stevia. All natural and tastes great. 🙂

  • Reply Lauri May 1, 2015 at 2:37 am

    I added a few drops of Stevia Glycerite and it was wonderful. Tasted just like Chocolate FroYo! 🙂 I would like to know how many servings this recipe is?

  • Reply Becca June 29, 2016 at 12:05 am

    I feel a bit silly but here goes: what does a “pot” of Greek yogurt equal? In any kind of measurement and I’ll convert! 🙂

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