Frozen Yogurt = a Fun Baseball Season Treat

Frozen Yogurt for Baseball Season Fun

It’s the beginning of a new season and after the game there’s nothing like a little family fun!  I served up a frozen yogurt using the Greek Yogurt to create a baseball with a homemade strawberry puree gel for the finishing touches.  It’s really pretty simple…

Frozen Yogurt for Baseball Season Fun

Step 1:  Pop some vanilla Greek Yogurt into the freezer.  I happened to be tasting the new Dannon Light & Fit to compare flavors & had it in my refrigerator, but there are quite a few options on the market & you can pick your family favorite.  It’s almost better to freeze it 3/4 of the way and then scoop.  If you freeze it solid, you will have to let it set in order to scoop.

 Greek yogurt

Step 2:  Grind up a cookie per baseball in a mini chopper or food processor to create the dirt affect.  You can use a gluten free chocolate cookie that can be found in the gluten free aisle at your grocery store, chocolate graham crackers or a cream filled cookie like an oreo.

use crushed cookies for dirt

Step 3: Instead of using the frosting gel to create the seams on the baseball I made a strawberry puree & it’s really quick and easy.  Place 1 cup of frozen strawberries, that have started to thaw, in a mini chopper and puree them.  Place the pureed strawberries into a sauce pan and begin to heat it over low heat.  If the strawberries are tart add 2 tablespoons of honey.  Add 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and stir continuously until the mixture thickens.  Remove it from the heat and let it cool completely.

Fresh Frozen StrawberriesPureed strawberries

Step 4:  Scoop the frozen yogurt and put it on top of the edible dirt that you created in step 2.

ice scream scoop forms the ball

Step 5:  Fill an icing bag with a writing tip with the strawberry puree and add the baseball seams.

Strawberry puree gel replaces icingFrozen Yogurt for Baseball Season Fun

Step 6:  EAT it UP and enjoy!

Disclosure: I am pleased to be working with MVP Health Care and the MVP Generation Go Program, which has sponsored this post. My participation is voluntary and my opinion is always my own, as is any advice offered.


10 Comments on “Frozen Yogurt = a Fun Baseball Season Treat”

  1. How cute is this? Where do you come up with all these great confections and luscious desserts? So happy you do and that you link them to What to do Weekends. Fun weekend stuff here. Linda

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