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Blood Orange Frozen Yogurt

Blood Orange Frozen Yogurt

Servings 4 servings
Author Brandon Matzek


  • 1 cup blood orange juice (from about 10 blood oranges)
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt (full fat)
  • Zest of 2 blood oranges
  • 2 teaspoons orange liqueur (triple sec or Cointreau)
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Honey


  1. In a small saucepan, warm blood orange juice and sugar over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Bring mixture to a boil and cook until reduce by 1/2. Remove from heat and let cool completely.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together reduced blood orange juice and Greek yogurt until smooth and fully incorporated. Add zest and liqueur, whisking to combine. Add a few drops of fresh lemon juice and a small squidge of honey, then whisk and taste. If the mixture is too tart, add a bit more honey. If the mixture is too sweet, add a bit more lemon juice.
  3. Refrigerate mixture for at least 4 hours (preferably overnight). Freeze the yogurt base in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Finish by freezing the yogurt until hard or enjoy soft immediately.