When frozen yogurt became fashionable a few years back, frozen yogurt parlors started mushrooming in malls and shopping centers. Most of them sold plain yogurt by the scoop topped with whatever the customer chose from a selection that included cereals, crushed chocolate bars, fruits and nuts. I tried a couple of outlets, didn’t think there was anything spectacular and I could only roll my eyes at the prices.
The thing is, if you have an ice cream machine, it’s very easy to make frozen yogurt at home. Yes, it is more pricey than ice cream because yogurt costs more than milk and cream, but homemade frozen yogurt will still cost a lot, lot less than buying it by the scoop at such ridiculous prices. And you can get as creative as you like with the toppings and not be limited by the sad-looking diced fruits and indecipherable crumbs displayed in frozen yogurt parlors. »