Strawberry Yoghurt Recipe

Strawberry Yoghurt Recipe
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When you won’t give an innovative touch to your simple yoghurt, strawberry yoghurt is the answer. Made with luscious strawberry mixed with curd, it makes the ultimate treat for summer that no child can refuse. Usually, fruits and vegetables offer a valuable contribution to a healthy and balanced diet and this dish is a good way to give your picky child the nourishment that you want to in a delectable way. This recipe is not just easy to make but soothes sore gums of a teething toddler. Its tangy flavour, smooth texture, and brilliant colour make it an all-time favourite dish for your child. Find out how to make strawberry yoghurt quickly and add nutritive value to your child’s diet.

Cooking Time

Type  Time (hh:mm:ss)
Preparation Time 00:05:00
Cook Time 00:05:00
Total Time 0:10:00

 Cooking Method

Gas 

Type of Meal

Vegetarian 

Suitable For

Any Toddlers above 14 months of age

Meal Schedule 

Breakfast, After- Lunch or after-dinner  

Recipe Type

Snack                    

Ingredients

Type  Quantity 
Strawberries 1 1/2 Cup
Sugar 1 ¼ Cup
Whole Milk Greek Yogurt 1 ½ Cup
Whipped Cream 1 Scoop

Instructions

Keep the step by step directions in mind before starting to make this flavorful strawberry yoghurt:

  1. Wash the strawberries and hull them. Blend it into a puree. You can strain the puree in the bowl. 
  2. Add sugar and yoghurt to the strawberry puree and beat it to form a smooth mixture.
  3. Top it with whipped cream to form a soft fluff.
  4. Serve immediately or freeze it for an hour or two.

Recipe Tips

  • This simple strawberry yoghurt recipe can be made by using both fresh strawberries as well as a good quality frozen variety.
  • Adjust the sugar content as per your preference.
  • Use ripe and red strawberries to this yoghurt yummy.
  • Use homemade jam to get the natural taste of strawberries.
  • This homemade strawberry yoghurt baby food recipe can be made to look prettier by using whipped cream.
  • Maple syrup, honey or cane sugar can be used as a sweetener.
  • Mash the strawberries with a fork to avoid them from releasing water and losing its flavour.
  • If you’re using frozen strawberries then thaw them for 15-20 minutes before using.
  • Rolled oats, baby cereal can be used to thicken the mixture plus add extra fibre to the dish.
  • You can freeze this yoghurt but defrost and stir it up before serving. Dairy products can get sour and cause stomach infection if it is not consumed within a certain period.
  • As strawberries aren’t as smooth as bananas, blending them well into a puree can be done in batches and depends on the size of the fruit or strength of the food processor.
  • For dairy-free or vegan yoghurt, use coconut yoghurt.

 Nutrition Information (Per 1 Serving)

Type  Value 
Carbohydrates 7.8 gram
Calories 48 kcal
Protein 3.7 gram
Sodium 50.3 mg
Fibre 0.7 gram
Fat 0.2 gram

Health Benefits

 Fresh strawberry yoghurt is quite filling and makes a healthy playtime or after-school snack. Loaded with the goodness of its natural ingredients, it guarantees to scoopable fro-yo bliss:

  • Yoghurt contains some of the most important nutrients that the body needs. It is made by fermenting milk with various live bacteria cultures that encourage bacterial growth at a specific temperature. It acts as a probiotic and keeps the intestine healthy and boosts the immune system.
  • As it is a dairy product, it contains calcium that promotes bone health and aids in digestion for your babies.
  • Different yoghurts have different nutritional values.
  • Natural yoghurt can be packed with protein and low in calories. Greek yoghurt has a thicker concentration but can be available in full fat, low-fat or zero-fat variety.
  • Juicy strawberries are an excellent source of manganese, folate, and potassium that improves your child’s brain function.
  • Vitamin C in strawberries is good for the eye health of children.

 Buying Guide 

You certainly need a well-planned buying guide for going grocery shopping outing. Smart choices will make your supermarket trip productive and healthy.

  • If you’re buying fresh bright red strawberries, look for fresh green leaves, plump berries that have no mould in them.
  • Pick the plain yoghurt or choose the organic variety if possible as they are not genetically modified.
  • Go for branded whipped cream for a better quality product.

Create the best childhood memories by making homemade strawberry yoghurt for babies that don’t need a special occasion to eat. The stunning flavour of this dessert is everything that your child with a sweet tooth wishes for. Make sure you try out this recipe to heighten the gastronomic pleasures of your family rather than buying store-bought processed yoghurt that is loaded with unhealthy sugar, artificial colours, gelatin, sweeteners, thickeners, pectin, and powdered milk.

References: 

https://ifoodreal.com/strawberry-yogurt-recipe/

https://dianakrice.com/diy-strawberry-yogurt/

https://thiswestcoastmommy.com/frozen-strawberry-yogurt-drops/