This sugar free frozen yogurt is so smooth, slightly tart, and creamy, you won’t believe it is low carb! Made with just 2 ingredients, it can be made with or without an ice cream maker! 3 grams net carbs per serving.
Sugar Free Frozen Yogurt
When it comes to sugar free desserts, my favorite recipes to make are ice cream, cookies, and this sugar free frozen yogurt.
During my university days, my friends and I were obsessed with trying out all the froyo joints. Self serve frozen yogurt really took off during this period in my life, to the point that it felt like every week, there was a new shop opening up. We loved it and would hit them up, serve ourselves the yogurt, then load on the toppings.
Since then, it’s been quite a while since I’ve been to one. However, the other week I went by one and was intrigued, hoping to see if there was a low carb option available!
Is frozen yogurt keto?
Although frozen yogurt does contain more protein than most ice creams, it actually contains way more carbs. This is due to the lower fat content, which is replaced with sugar. As such, it isn’t suitable for a keto diet. Many chains offer sugar free varieties, but even then, they still contain far too many net carbs to be keto friendly.
However, making your own is an easy solution. I’ve been meaning to share a sugar free frozen yogurt recipe for quite some time. It can be made with or without an ice cream maker, and it needs just 2 ingredients! It’s low in calories, clocking in at 50 calories per serving!
No sugar and no heavy cream needed, but you’d never tell. The texture is smooth, creamy, and perfectly scoopable. It’s slightly tart and pleasantly sweet, with a subtle vanilla flavor!
I had some friends over the other day and we were craving something sweet and creamy, so I whipped up some of this froyo in my blender and they could NOT believe it was sugar free- It reminded them of Menchies!
How do you make a sugar free frozen yogurt?
- Greek yogurt– Nonfat or traditional Greek yogurt. The non-fat varieties tend to contain a few extra carbs, so be mindful of this if you opt to use that variety.
- Granulated sweetener of choice– I recommend using allulose, as, unlike other keto sweeteners, it doesn’t yield a grainy texture. If you only have monk fruit sweetener or erythritol, those can be used, but you need to ensure everything is VERY well mixed.
- Vanilla extract– Optional, but recommended if you’d prefer a light vanilla flavor.
Start by adding all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and whisking together, until the sweetener has dissolved. Cover the bowl and refrigerate it for an hour.
Once chilled, pour into your ice cream maker (I used a cuisineart) and churn it until it reaches a soft serve consistency. Serve immediately, or transfer the frozen yogurt into a sealable container and store in the freezer for at least two hours, to ripen.
Can I make frozen yogurt without an ice cream maker?
While an ice cream maker is preferred to make this recipe, it’s not completely necessary, and can be made in a blender.
To make- Add all the ingredients into a high speed blender and blend until smooth. Transfer into several small containers and place in the freezer until solid. Once solid, remove from the freezer and place back into the blender. Blend until your desired consistency and serve immediately.
Tips to make the best low carb frozen yogurt
- If you don’t follow a strict keto or sugar free diet, you can use white or organic white sugar.
- For a more intense vanilla flavor, use a vanilla flavored Greek yogurt. Be sure to keep an eye out for the carb content, as some do contain added sugar.
- I used a Cuisineart ice cream and yogurt maker, and it turns out perfectly each time. Double check the instruction manual of whatever kind you own, as they often have a setting specifically for frozen yogurt recipes.
While I am a fan of the slightly tart vanilla frozen yogurt, here are some other fun flavors to try out!
- Chocolate– Add 2-3 tablespoons of cocoa powder and fold through 1/2 cup sugar free chocolate chips.
- Strawberry– Use a strawberry flavored Greek yogurt OR add 1/2 cup of frozen strawberries.
- Blueberry– Use a blueberry flavored Greek yogurt OR Add 1/2 cup of frozen blueberries.
- Mango– Add 1/4 cup of frozen and chopped mango.
- Peach– Add 1/2 cup frozen peach slices.
Storing and serving keto frozen yogurt
- To store: Homemade frozen yogurt should be stored in a freezer friendly or plastic container. Frozen yogurt will keep well for up to 2 months.
- To serve: For the best texture, remove the yogurt from the freezer 15 minutes before serving, to thaw out slightly.
More keto frozen dessert recipes to try
Sugar Free Frozen Yogurt
- 3 cups Greek yogurt non-fat or full fat * See notes
- 2/3 cups allulose OR 1/3 cup honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract optional
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together all the ingredients until the sweetener has dissolved. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for an hour.
- Add the chilled yogurt mixture into your ice cream maker and churn using the frozen yogurt setting, or until it turns into a soft serve texture.
- Serve immediately, or place in the freezer, covered.
No churn instructions
- Add all the ingredients into a high speed blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.
- Pour the yogurt mixture into ice cube trays or shallow containers. Place in the freezer until frozen.
- Once frozen, place back into the blender and blend until you reach a soft serve frozen yogurt consistency.
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I cannot have dairy, could not find anything for a sub anywhere. What can I sub for the Greek yogurt?
I haven’t tried any other alternatives. You can experiment with a dairy free yogurt.
Just about to get my first ice cream maker and your frozen yogurt recipe caught my eye. Question please: I see 8 servings but how much is that in total volume once mixed? I bought a 1.5 quart machine and 1.6 quart freezer containers. Also what do you consider, in ounces or grams, to be a single serving?
We just divide it by 8, we don’t weigh each portion 🙂
I was wondering the same! I use full fat coconut milk as my ice cream base currently but curious if there is a lower calorie option. (The fill fat coconut milk works great by the way!)
I haven’t tried, feel free to experiment and see
Try coconut yogurt
I wd like to use a banana to compensate for some of the Allulose. Do you think this may work, and if so suggestions?
No idea, I haven’t tried. Feel free to experiment and see.
Just made this, way better than anything in the store. 😊 Thanks
Aw I love this! 🙂
If you use flavored yogurt do you have to use the sugar?
I haven’t tried!
I never would have thought about freezing yogurt, but using your recipe as a base, I’m loving it. I did add some HWC just to make it smoother, and one smashed banana pureed with some frozen blueberries. I also didn’t have allulose so I used powdered erythitol. I also added a bit of skinny syrup just because I had it and didn’t know what else to use it in. This turned out to be a delicious way to use up some yogurt I had. Thanks so much for your input.
Great recipe! I used homemade, low carb yogurt. The taste and texture are perfect. Sometimes the store bought, low carb ice cream is too sweet and expensive. This recipe is so easy that I’ll make it often. Thanks!