When I say that these are the Easiest Frozen Yogurt Cups, I truly do mean that they are the easiest!
The “recipe” I’m about to share with you is going to entirely amaze you. Where has this been all of our lives? Why have we never thought of this before? We should have been making these for years!!
This is the time where you gently interrupt and say, “Laura, I figured this one out a long time ago. You are the only one who didn’t know. Bless your heart.”
Well, either way, let’s all talk about making these Frozen Yogurt Cups right now. It’s the easiest thing in the world. And the result is super fun and refreshing on a hot day!
The job of making these Frozen Yogurt Cups has been turned over to our 5-year old. He’s thrilled to be our biggest kitchen helper, and we love that he is starting to learn basic cooking skills!
Of course, in the case of these Frozen Yogurt Cups, there is no cooking involved. This is perfect for a 5-year old!
I do need to interrupt myself now and say that I have actually made a variety of these Frozen Yogurt Cups before. But now I’ve discovered a cheater way to make them, which is why the 5-year old has found himself a kitchen job, and why I am left wondering why I never thought of this before now.
What’s the cheater way to make these Frozen Yogurt Cups?
Well, as you know, I’ve started buying a few cheater foods at the grocery store. Why? Well, now that our family is doing foster care and have started over raising Littles, all while keeping up with the Bigs, and navigating all the meetings and such involved with foster care – my time in the kitchen is more limited than before. And that’s saying something.
So yeah. Sometimes I buy ready-to-serve yogurt. It’s sweeter than what I could or would make myself if I always made or bought it plain and added our own good ingredients. But I’m pretty happy with the pre-made Whole Milk Yogurts I’ve found. So for now, we settle for this yogurt compromise.
——> Need some re-assurance that compromising on perfect foods is just fine and dandy? Read my post called Beyond the Free Range Chicken. Be encouraged! Be free! Buy the yogurt. (Or not. Because we’re all in a different place and God will lead us each in how to feed our families.) <——-
Meanwhile, in the land of store-bought yogurt and 5-year old chefs, may we now present to you the lovely idea you are going to thoroughly enjoy this summer!
First, if you don’t already have them, I highly recommend that you invest in these lovely silicone muffin cups. With these jewels, you can make this Frozen Yogurt Cup “recipe” and many more. I love them and don’t know how I got by without them!
Other Recipes to use with your Silicone Cups:
Simple Strawberry Cheesecake Cups
Honey Sweetened Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups
There you go. Just in case you didn’t believe me when I told you that I use my Silicone Cups very frequently!
Now, where were we? Ah yes…
The Easiest Frozen Yogurt Cups
While this is hardly a recipe, I’ll write it in recipe form, just for fun and ease. Hand this one to your kids and let them enjoy making this awesome treat!
- Your favorite yogurt
- Muffin Cups or Silicone Muffin Cups
- Spoon 3-4 Tablespoons of yogurt into muffin cups.
- Freeze for about 2 hours or until frozen solid.
- Store in a freezer bag or freezer-safe container.
P.S. Want to help your kids learn to cook? Great!
Need some resources to help you know where to start?
We have this great eCookbook package that is a huge help!
Better yet, I highly recommend this incredible Kids Cook Real Food eCourse! We used it with Malachi and it was a lifesaver!
Cindy Pitts says
How long do these take to defrost enough to eat? Just 5-10 min?
I’m thinking I could do this with my Instant Pot yogurt too… It isn’t quite as thick as store-bought (and I’m not going to strain – just another step), but my girls still eat it with granola and/or blueberries. I make it in 4-oz Ball-jelly jars, 8 at a time. I put a cup of it in my daily smoothie.
I give them 10 minutes to sit out before they are ready to eat. :)
Cindy Pitts says
Sorry another question. I have been using a case of muffin liners, for the last couple of years. I am about out, and have been considering silicone liners, such as you list above. The link goes to the Amazon Basics liners, not the same picture as you show. I’ve read reviews on several different brands now, and find the same “hard to clean” in many of the reviews (although also with “easy to clean” in many reviews also). Trying to figure out for sure which ones you use, and if you have any tips to truly make them easy to get food out, as well as easy to clean. Thank you!
I’ve found that I prefer to use paper liners for muffins, but silicone liners for fat bombs and yogurt cups like these. They are SUPER easy to clean when I use them this way – but not so much for muffins. :)