Yogurt Bark is a delicious and healthier alternative to ice cream or sugary snacks for anyone who is a fan of frozen treats. This creamy and lightly sweetened with honey treat , can be customized to your choosing. Everything rom berries to summer fruit to dark chocolate and nuts, makes this a refreshing frozen snack or dessert idea.
I’m the only one in the family who doesn’t like to eat yogurt straight from the container. I love it mixed in recipes such as this very popular Easy Yogurt Cake, Lemon Yogurt cake or even Frozen Yogurt or a classic Italian Semifreddo.
And with all that delicious fruit, berries included I thought something cool and refreshing would be perfect.
What are the ingredients in Yogurt Bark?
- Plain yogurt
- Chocolate Chips
- Berries and chopped fruit of choice
What is the Best Fruit to use?
The best type of fruit to use would be anytime type of berry, including strawberries, blueberries, black berries, raspberries, even cut up fruit such as peaches, nectarines, kiwi or even apples.
Adding some chocolate chips or seeds makes a tastier bark too.
How to Make Yogurt Bark
Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl whisk until smooth, the yogurt and honey, then fold in the chocolate chips.
Pour the yogurt mixture on the prepared baking sheet and spread evenly. Top with berries and chopped nectarine.
Cover with plastic wrap and freeze until firm and frozen. Break into pieces and serve.
Are Berries good for you?
Berries are very good for you, they are loaded with antioxidants. They may help improve your blood sugar and insulin levels, they are high in fiber, which helps reduce hunger and increases a feeling of fullness.
Berries are full of nutrients including vitamins and minerals. Strawberries in fact have a high Vitamin C content.
Is yogurt good for you?
Yogurt is not only delicious but also very beneficial for your overall health. it is packed with essential nutrients, such as an excellent source of calcium, protein, and probiotics. Yogurt is also rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that contribute to a well-balanced diet. Adding yogurt into your daily routine can help improve digestion and boost immunity!
Can I substitute with Greek Yogurt?
I used whole fat regular yogurt, but if you prefer plain Greek yogurt that can certainly be used also.
What are different substitutions you can make?
Different additions or substitutions you can use are chopped or whole nuts such as almonds, pistachios, granola or even chia seeds for a real healthy boost.
If you’re in the mood for something indulgent, a drizzle of melted dark chocolate or a sprinkle of shredded coconut flakes can elevate the taste and appeal of your yogurt bark.
You could use chopped bananas, pineapples or even mango for a change. You could also substitute honey with maple syrup if you prefer.
How to serve Frozen Yogurt Bark
Yogurt bark can be enjoyed as a standalone snack or healthy dessert, or it can also be used as an ingredient in other recipes. You can add it to smoothie bowls, crumble it over yogurt parfaits, or even use it as a topping for pancakes or waffles. The possibilities are endless, use it in your favorite recipes.
How to store Yogurt Bark
Yogurt bark should be stored cut up in an airtight container in the freezer, it will last up to two months in the freezer if stored properly.
Yogurt bark is a delightful frozen treat that combines the creaminess of yogurt with a variety of toppings. It’s a delicious, nutritious and protein rich alternative to traditional desserts.
So if you are looking for something a little different and a little healthier I hope you give this Frozen Yogurt Bark recipe a try and let me know. I bet the kids will love it too! Enjoy.
Easy Frozen Yogurt Bark
- 1 cup whole yogurt / greek or regular (250 grams)
- 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
- ¼-½ cup mini chocolate chips (45-90 grams)
- ¼-½ cup fresh berries of choice (25-50 grams)
- 1 medium nectarine ripe but firm (chopped)
- Line a 9 x 7 inch (22 x 17 cm) baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a medium bowl whisk until smooth the yogurt and honey, then fold in the chocolate chips.
- Pour on the prepared baking sheet and spread evenly. Top with berries and chopped nectarine.
- Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 4-5 hours or overnight until firm and frozen. Break into pieces and serve. Enjoy!
Updated from July 1, 2019.