I want ice cream but I’m trying to lose weight

I’m struggling in getting rid of few lbs for whole year. I suppose that the main reason is I am not craving enough to do that. I work out a lot but I easily forgive myself when I eat ice cream and any kind of high-fat product. And another reason is I am addicted to high-fat products like cheese and whole milk!

Hence I figured out one way to eat ice cream that is less guilty: eating (low-fat) yogurt ice cream!

You have same problem like me? Where to buy it? In your kitchen! 😛

Then firstly, you need to make yogurt. So you need a large pot and few mason jars and…

  • 3 cups milk, no sugar or added sugar – it’s optional
  • 100 gr plain yogurt, again no or added sugar is optional, completely in room temperature
  • 30 gr corn syrup or just sugar, optional

Instructions

  • Wash your jars and dry it in the oven under 110 degree F in 30 minutes.
  • Boil milk and sugar until lukewarm and sugar is fully dissolved.
  • In the mean time boil 2 liters of water in the pot, it’s just my estimation since it depends on how large your pot is.
  • Remove from stove.
  • Stir in yogurt until fully combined.
  • Pour into mason jars and put on the lids
  • Place the jars in the pot carefully, and let boiled water cover them and water level should be just 1 inch lower than jar’s height. Put on the lid of the pot. Let them stay over night or at least 6 hours.
  • After 6 hours, if yogurt is not firm yet, then repeat again, heat up water and let the jars sit in hot boiled water for 6 more hours.

Now tada!!!

Whole milk needs 6 hours. Skimmed milk needs up to 10 hours.

Whole milk makes very thick yogurt like using gelatin! Skimmed milk makes jelly-like yogurt. Both are delicious. But surely I prefer whole fat yogurt!

Let them chill in the fridge for 4 hours and do as instructions of your ice cream maker. I also add dried cranberries into my yogurt ice cream. It’s up to you to choose any kind of fruits or dried fruits, or nuts, chocolate chips, Oreo cookies, etc.

Enjoy!

Much love,

Boo

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