Frozen Lemon Yogurt Recipe
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Frozen Lemon Yogurt Recipe

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"Wanting something with fewer calories, I tinkered with a lemon ice cream recipe until I liked what I tasted," says field editor Carol Mead of Los Alamos, New Mexico. "This cool tangy treat is so refreshing!"
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Freeze: 30 min. + freezing
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Freeze: 30 min. + freezing
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 4 cups (32 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 4 drops yellow food coloring, optional

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 187 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 42mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the yogurt, sugar, lemon juice and peel; mix well. Stir in food coloring if desired. Pour into cylinder of ice cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Transfer ice cream to freezer containers, allowing headspace for expansion. Freeze 2-4 hours or until firm. Yield: 5 cups.
Originally published as Frozen Lemon Yogurt in Taste of Home February/March 2004, p9

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Charpaine User ID: 7322453 60774
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2013

"Best lemon frozen yogurt ever!!"

kk204 User ID: 7243396 91177
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2013

"Very good and tasty. I use stevia and not sugar because I am diabetic."

Highmtn52 User ID: 395621 57304
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

"OMGOSH...I just made this 100% according to the recipe and it is PURE HEAVEN! If you love frozen yogurt...and you love lemon.. you BETTER MAKE THIS! It's more like 10 star!!"

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