With its distinctive zippy tang and multitude of beneficial active cultures, this lemony frozen kefir with blackberry coulis is a fresh take on frozen yogurt.
If you’ve never had kefir, it has the same tart and slightly sour taste of yogurt and it’s that very twang that gives the base of this lemony frozen dessert its kick.
In the case of this frozen kefir, what you get is the light and bright flavor of lemon with the faint floral undertone of raw wildflower honey playing off the refreshing tartness of kefir. Add to that a blackberry coulis accented with a glug of crème de mure and you have yourself a fresh and vibrant warm weather dessert that’s a cinch to make.
There’s no cooking required here so as to preserve all the friendly gut bacteria, vitamins in the berries and active properties of the raw honey. The result is cooling and lively all while remaining luxuriously smooth and creamy.
You start by straining the kefir to make a thick and velvety base. Chill, pour and freeze and you are ready to go. If you keep a batch of kefir yogurt on hand the path to frosty bliss is even shorter!
The yogurt-like flavor of the kefir really shines here and is further accented by the natural acidity of the lemon and blackberries. It’s just the kind of thing I crave this time of year when the heat is rising. Swirl in the blackberry coulis for a marbled effect, drizzle it on top like a sundae or finish it off with fizzy water to make a float.
Have you ever had kefir?
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