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Low-Sugar Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt

Low-Sugar Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt is a summer treat that everyone can enjoy and it’s easy to make as well! The recipe offers options for different sweeteners, and of course you can use any yogurt you prefer. Use Dessert Recipes to find more recipes like this one.

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Low-Sugar Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt

Food blogging is different from ordinary cooking in an important way, because if you cook something amazing but you don’t have photos that make it look good, you can’t share that recipe on your blog.  When I set out to record the deliciousness of this Low-Sugar and Fat-Free Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt, the first time I overestimated the recipe and the ice cream freezer overflowed, and the second time I accidentally deleted the process photos before I saved them on my computer.

The third time was the charm though, and now I have a bunch of little containers of this frozen yogurt in the freezer, in a size that guarantees portion control!  I got my peaches from the fabulous Trina, and I heard over the weekend from a reliable source that fresh peaches are still abundant, so I hope you’ll try this before they’re gone for the year.


Low-Sugar and Fat-Free Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt found on KalynsKitchen.com

I used two cups of peeled and diced peaches and 1/2 cup sugar-free apricot preserves.  (I couldn’t find peach jam, but the apricot was a nice complement to the peach flavor.  The yogurt still tasted more like peach than apricot, which is why I didn’t call it Apricot-Peach frozen yogurt!)

Puree the peaches in the food processor until they’re quite smooth.  (I made a chunky version one time, but I liked the smooth yogurt best.) (Note:  If you don’t want to use the sugar-free apricot preserves, or have a lot of peaches but no jam, chop up one more cup of peaches, puree them with 1/4 cup sweetener, then put them in a small pan and simmer until the mixture is reduced to 1/2 cup.  Let this cool well before you add it to the rest of the ingredients.)

After you’ve pureed the 2 cups of peaches, add sweetener of your choice, sugar-free apricot preserves, and Greek Yogurt.  Puree until it’s well combined. Pour the mixture into your ice cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.  I used the Cuisinart 1-1/2-Quart Ice Cream Maker which somehow ended up in my cart at Costco, and you need a freezer that’s at least 1 1/2 quarts for the quantities in this recipe.

More Tasty Ideas with Frozen Yogurt:

Sugar-Free Low-Fat Lemon Frozen Greek Yogurt from The Perfect Pantry
Low Sugar Strawberry Frozen Yogurt from Kalyn’s Kitchen
Peach Frozen Yogurt from Taste and Tell
Lemon-Meringue Frozen Greek Yogurt from Simply Sugar and Gluten Free
Peach Cardamom Frozen Yogurt from Mountain Mama Cooks

Low-Sugar Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt

This Low-Sugar Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt is a refreshing summer treat.

Ingredients:

  • generous 2 cups of peeled and diced fresh peaches
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free apricot preserves or any low-sugar apricot jam (see note at the end if you want to replace the apricot preserves with more peaches)
  • 1/2 cup sweetener of your choice
  • 2 cups Greek Yogurt (Use fat-free or full-fat yogurt, whichever you prefer.)

Directions:

  1. For the ice cream maker I have, the container must be well-frozen before you mix the ice cream.
  2. Follow instructions for the model you have.
  3. Peel the peaches, remove pits, and cut into smallish chunks. (If your peaches are hard to peel, you can dip them into a pan of boiling water for a few seconds, but the peels came right off on the peaches I had.)
  4. Put peaches into food processor fitted with a steel blade and process until they are pureed.
  5. Add sugar-free apricot preserves, sweetener of your choice, and Greek Yogurt and process just until the mixture is fully combined. (See below if you want to replace the apricot preserves with more peaches)
  6. Put the container into the ice cream maker and sit the scraper blade in place.
  7. Put lid on and pour the peach-yogurt mixture in with the motor running.
  8. Let the yogurt freeze with the blade running for 25-35 minutes.  (I left it freezing for 35 minutes this time.)
  9. If you don’t eat all the frozen yogurt right away it can be frozen to eat later, but allow about 20-30 minutes at room temperature for the yogurt to soften after it comes out of the freezer, or you can also microwave it for about a minute or two on medium-low.
  10. If you don’t want to use the sugar-free preserves, or you just have a lot of peaches to use you can make your own peach preserve mixture. Peel and dice one cup of peaches; then puree it with 1/4 cup sweetener of your choice. Put the mixture in a small pan and simmer on very low heat, stirring often, until the mixture thickens and reduces to 1/2 cup. Let this cool very well before you add it to the other ingredients.

Notes:

I used a Cuisinart 1-1/2-Quart Ice Cream Maker to make this frozen yogurt.  You may need to adapt the recipe if you’re using a different size or make of ice cream freezer.

This recipe created by Kalyn.

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Low-Carb Diet / Low-Glycemic Diet / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
There could never be sugar-free fresh peach frozen yogurt due to the natural sugar in the fruit. However, as long as you use an approved sweetener (and use sugar-free preserves or sweeten the additional peach puree with sweetener) I would still eat this Low-Sugar Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt in small amounts for Phase 2 or 3 of the South Beach Diet, or other low-glycemic eating plans. It’s probably too high in carbs for traditional low-carb eating plans, although this is much lower in sugar than most fruit-flavored frozen yogurt.

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11 comments on “Low-Sugar Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt”

  1. I am going to be so sad when I can't get peaches anymore. I need to find some more – this is calling my name!

  2. Thanks Dara, I love having those little containers in the freezer.

    Ddemos, the frozen peaches would not be the same to me, and I don't use fat-free half and half which usually has added sugar, but thanks for sharing for someone else who might want to try your idea.

  3. Or honestly, a really, really easy way to do this…just put a small bag of frozen peaches, or I like mangoes,in the food processor w/ a little bit of fat free half and half… whip it up and eat.

    It is delicious and takes 5 mins and tastes like a cross between ice cream and sorbet…fabulous…

  4. I just love these fat-free frozen yogurt that you've posted, Kalyn. I know they'd be a hit with my family.

  5. Thanks Carrian; wish I had more peaches too!

    Thanks Eileen, hope you enjoy!

  6. Peach frozen yogurt sounds amazing, especially with the tart greek yogurt! I'm definitely going to have to get some of the last of the peaches at next weekend's farmer's market. 🙂

  7. This looks so wonderful. I wish I had some peaches lying around. Blast!

  8. Joann, don't you hate that!

    Jeannette, I can't imagine cooking for the family and trying to take photos! I'm impressed with people who do that.

    CooktheStory, so glad you like the idea.

  9. This ice cream looks so delicious! I love finding recipes for healthy treats like this. It will make the perfect after school snack. The kids will love it, I will love it and none of us will be thinking about healthy when we dig in. Thanks Kalyn!

  10. I love summer peaches – our markets are now out of them, but I would love to try this next summer. I know what you mean about the photographs. I make a lot of savory foods on my blog, so lots of brown food that is hard to photograph. Another challenge is time – I don't take that many photos of the food I cook since I'm usually trying to get the kids fed and out the door. I keep my fingers crossed that a few of them will be good.

  11. Ahh it is so true about the photos! There have been a few recipes I just haven't shared because I can't get them to photograph well. This peach frozen yogurt looks delectable though!

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