Banana Frozen Yogurt Recipe

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Looking for sweet yet healthy dessert recipes to enjoy? This Banana Frozen Yogurt is SO refreshing, and it’s made with just 3 ingredients – none of which are sugar!

Frozen yogurt with banana slices.


 

Easy 3 Ingredient Frozen Yogurt

If you’ve never made a big batch of frozen yogurt to dig into, you are missing out! It’s just as sweet and delicious as regular ice cream is, but so much healthier. And, about this Banana Frozen Yogurt recipe? It’s made with just 3 ingredients: bananas, plain yogurt, and honey. How’s that for a short shopping list?

Whether it’s summer and you need a sweet treat to cool down with, or you’re just a big fan of all-things-bananas, this homemade frozen yogurt is a must-make dessert recipe.

Frozen Yogurt vs Ice Cream

Frozen yogurt and ice cream taste and look very similar, so it’s generally pretty difficult to distinguish one from the other without a label. The main difference is that frozen yogurt uses cultured milk (found in the yogurt) instead of cream, which results in less fat content.

Beware, though, because sometimes extra sugar is added to frozen yogurt to make up for the tart taste that is associated with plain yogurt.

Ingredients for banana frozen yogurt.

What You’ll Need

Like I mentioned earlier, you only need three ingredients to whip up this easy frozen yogurt recipe:

  • Bananas: I needed about 4 – make sure they are ripe to get a strong banana flavor.
  • Yogurt: I like to use plain yogurt because it has less added sugar, and it doesn’t introduce other flavors.
  • Honey: I like to do 3 tablespoons, but you can add less or more depending on what your sweet tooth is telling you! Low Carb Maple Syrup works, too.
A couple scoops of banana frozen yogurt.

How to Make Banana Frozen Yogurt

One of the best things about this banana frozen yogurt is that you don’t need an ice cream maker to prepare it. Instead, you just need a food processor and then you can follow these 3 simple steps:

  • Slice the Bananas: Then place them in a sealed container; freeze for 2 hours.
  • Blend the Ingredients: Add the frozen bananas, yogurt, and honey to a food processor. Process until just creamy, stopping to scrape down the sides of the processor if necessary.
  • Serve Immediately: The frozen yogurt should be more like a soft serve.
  • You can also transfer it to a sealed container and store in the freezer.
Bowl of frozen yogurt with a spoon.

Tips for Success

Looking for tips on how to get the best banana frozen yogurt results? You’re in the right place:

  • Fresh vs Frozen Bananas: You can use either – I just prefer to freeze my own bananas!
  • What Yogurt to Use: Any plain yogurt will work for this recipe. Flavored yogurt will add other flavors! ?
  • Serving Tips: If you serve this frozen yogurt immediately, it is more like a soft serve ice cream, but freezing it will make it more firm. Whatever you choose to do, just don’t forget a little chocolate syrup… and maybe some sprinkles, too! Annnnd, there goes the healthy dessert. ?
Spoon on a plate with a bowl of frozen yogurt.

Easy Variations

Banana frozen yogurt is very easily customized! Here are a couple of fun variation ideas to play around with:

  • Switch Up the Fruit: Raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries would all make delicious frozen yogurt flavors. You could even combine them and make something like strawberry banana frozen yogurt! This is a good time to hop over and grab my recipe for Blueberry Banana nIce Cream.
  • Add Cocoa Powder: A big bowl of chocolate banana ice cream would be irresistible for me!
  • Add Cinnamon: Banana cinnamon froyo sounds pretty good, no?

How to Store Homemade Banana Ice Cream

  • Banana frozen yogurt can be stored in an airtight container in the freezer for a month or so – but I doubt you will need that long!
Frozen yogurt with a bite taken out of it.

ENJOY!

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Banana Frozen Yogurt

Super easy Banana Frozen Yogurt is made with just 3 ingredients! Healthy yet sweet desserts have never tasted this good.
Prep Time: 2 hours
Freezing: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients 

  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons honey,, or to taste
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Instructions 

  • Slice the bananas and place in a sealed container; freeze for 2 hours.
  • Add the frozen bananas, yogurt, and honey to a food processor.
  • Process until just creamy, stopping to scrape down the sides of the processor, if necessary.
  • Serve immediately – it should be more like a soft serve – or transfer to a sealed container and store in the freezer.

Nutrition

Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 548mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1mg

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41 Comments

  1. Ahmad Shabazz says:

    Very good recipe! Only 3 ingredients but it makes really good fro-yo. I do recommend to those who didn’t try it.

  2. David Jones says:

    Really long explanation short recipe but nothing about how much yoghurt to use. Rookie mistake and bad recipe writing.

    1. Katerina says:

      Are you a rookie at viewing websites and finding recipes on a recipe blog? The recipe card is always toward the bottom of the screen. Just scroll down, and you’ll see it, recipe directions and ingredients included. Nutritional analysis, too.

  3. Cathy says:

    YUM! I cannot wait to try this!

    1. Katerina Petrovska says:

      Thank YOU! I hope you enjoy it! πŸ™‚

  4. Alex says:

    Healthy ice cream is the best! And so much quicker than the regular one. This one looks awesome!

    1. Katerina Petrovska says:

      Thank YOU! I hope you enjoy it! πŸ™‚

      1. Chloe Kenny says:

        Can I use a blender?

        1. Katerina Petrovska says:

          Yes, that also works.

  5. Erin says:

    I love how quick, healthy and easy this is! I so want to try this!

    1. Katerina Petrovska says:

      Thank YOU! I hope you enjoy it! πŸ™‚

  6. Beth says:

    This frozen yogurt recipe is so irresistible for my daughter and I! Such a yummy and refreshing way to start summer!

    1. Katerina Petrovska says:

      I hope you and your daughter enjoy it! πŸ™‚ Thank YOU! πŸ™‚

  7. Jen says:

    Thank you for such an easy recipe! This totally hit the spot for today’s hot weather. My kids thought I was a rockstar for making it ourselves.

    1. Katerina Petrovska says:

      That’s great! I’m very glad you and your kids enjoyed it! Thank YOU! πŸ™‚

  8. Allyson Reed Zea says:

    My kids loved this banana frozen yogurt! Thanks for the healthier recipe!

    1. Katerina Petrovska says:

      I’m very glad you enjoyed it! Thank YOU! πŸ™‚

  9. Tara Teaspoon says:

    Now that spring is here and summer is soon to be, I am always on the hunt for good frozen yogurts and ice creams. Especially if I can take a little bit when I am on the go. Thank you for this great recipe.

    1. Katerina Petrovska says:

      I hope you enjoy it! Thank YOU! πŸ™‚

  10. Teresa Sorensen says:

    I can’t find the website with the frozen banana yogurt. Can someone share a current URL? Thanks! I’m bananas about bananas!