Recipe: Frozen Strawberry Yogurt Cheese

A delicious frozen dessert made with yogurt cheese (labneh) instead of plain yogurt, this cultured treat will make your sweet tooth smile.


  • 2 cups yogurt cheese (labneh)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup thinly sliced strawberries
  • 8 squares milk chocolate (optional)


  1. Stir together the cheese, sugar and vanilla in a large glass bowl.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat egg whites with a whisk until stiff peaks form. Fold egg whites into cheese mixture, using a wooden spoon to gently blend.
  3. Fold in strawberries.
  4. Cover bowl with a lid or plastic wrap and refrigerate for 6-10 hours, or overnight.
  5. Pour mixture into a crank freezer or electric ice-cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions.
  6. No ice cream maker? Choose an option from our article on How to Make Cultured Ice Cream Without A Machine.
  7. Melt the chocolate in a small saucepan and use it to drizzle over the dessert before serving.

At A Glance

YIELD: Makes 6 servings