Vanilla Frozen Yogurt (Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Vegan)

Vanilla Frozen Yogurt
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  • 2 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: 2 pints (serves up to 6)
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This recipe is a healthy alternative to ice cream or frozen yogurts prepared with dairy products, and it's so easy to make! Prepared without any animal byproducts, this dessert recipe is great for vegans, too!

For this recipe, I prefer using agave nectar, which is a liquid syrup similar to honey but that is lower on the glycemic index. If agave nectar is not available, feel free to substitute honey, maple syrup or another liquid sweetener of your choice.

What You'll Need

  • 6 cups soy yogurt (plain, unsweetened)
  • 2/3 cup agave nectar (see headnote)
  • 1/4 cup cashews (finely ground)
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. xanthan gum

How to Make It

1. Combine soy yogurt, agave nectar, ground cashews and vanilla extract in a blender and process until well combined. Add the xanthan gum and process for about 30 seconds to 1 minute more until smooth. Pour into a shallow metal pan and place in the freezer for 1 hour.

2. Remove the pan from the freezer and return the slightly-frozen mixture into the blender. Process until smooth, pour the mixture back into the pan, and place the pan back into the freezer for 1-hour longer.

Repeat.

3. After the last blending (the mixture should be blended a total of 3 times), replace the pan into the freezer for 30 minutes to 1 hour before enjoying. Store covered in an airtight container in the freezer.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 321
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Unsaturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Sodium 151 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 17 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)