Cherry Berry White Chocolate and Yogurt Squares (Sugar Free)

Cherry Berry White Chocolate and Yogurt Squares (Sugar Free)

The cherry, berry, white chocolate and yogurt squares are the perfect dessert for the hot summer days. They taste like a frozen yogurt bar, but they don’t contain any refined sugar and are full of beneficial nutrients. This recipe is an excellent treat for anyone who craves something sweet but wants to get rid of some extra pounds. I feel your pain. I’ve also gained some quarantine weight that I’m trying to get rid of. Avoiding sugar and simple carbs always helps me get back into my comfort weight. This recipe is low on sugar and high on protein which may help you to reach your goals.

Why should you make this recipe?

If you like frozen yogurt, you will enjoy the taste of this dessert. It is sweet but slightly tangy. I love white chocolate! I actually prefer it than any other type of chocolate. It goes so well berries and cherries. The almonds and chocolate chips add some texture to this delicious dessert.

There are so many benefits for you in a single yogurt bar. The yogurt contains probiotics which have a beneficial effect on digestion and immunity. Yogurt is also high on protein and calcium. The fruit and almonds contain vitamins, fiber and antioxidants.

The cherry, berry, white chocolate and yogurt squares will be the perfect dessert for your Fourth of July party. It has the red, white and blue colors and they come from natural ingredients. There are no artificial colors and flavors added in this dessert.

Since this recipe is made with sugar free chocolate it is suitable for diabetics and people on low carb diet. The yogurt bars are also gluten and grain free.

Cherry Berry White Chocolate and Yogurt Squares

Helpful Tips

I recommend using whole Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt is already strained and contains more protein than regular plain yogurt.

I create a water bath to melt the chocolate. This means that I put a pot of simmering water underneath the bowl with the chocolate and I stir until it dissolves. You can also melt the chocolate in the microwave, but stir it occasionally so it doesn’t burn.

It is very important to bring the yogurt to room a temperature before you start. If you add the melted chocolate to the cold yogurt it will solidify. You can use the same water bath from the chocolate to warm up your yogurt. Just add the bowl with the yogurt on top of the pot with the simmering water and stir for a few minutes.

For this recipe I used white chocolate chips form Choc Zero. There are other brands of sugar free chocolate on the market, but this is my favorite. In my opinion it tastes the closest to an actual chocolate. You can also use regular white chocolate chips if you don’t mind the sugar.

Wash and clean the fruit well from the dirt, pits and stems. Ripe fruit in the peak of the season tastes the best.

Spread the mixture on the baking sheet however you like. You can make a rectangle or square. Just make sure that is not too thin. It should be about half an inch thick.

Please note that this blog post is not sponsored. I’m not affiliated with any brands or products.

Cherry Berry White Chocolate and Yogurt Squares

Cherry Berry White Chocolate and Yogurt Squares

Prep Time15 mins
Chill time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: almond, berry, cherry, chocolate, low carb, sugar free, white chocolate, yogurt
Servings: 12 squares

Ingredients

  • 12 oz sugar free white chocolate chips I used Choc Zero
  • 4 cups Greek yogurt at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • fresh cherries, blueberries and strawberries
  • slivered almonds

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Save 1/4 cup of the white chocolate chip (for topping) and the rest in a bowl. In a pot add some water and bring it to simmer. Place the bowl with the chocolate over the pot with the hot water and stir until the chocolate is melted. You can also melt the chocolate chip in the microwave.
  • Add the melted chocolate to the yogurt by stirring constantly until combined. Yogurt should be at room temperature.
    yogurt and chocolate mixture
  • Pour the yogurt and chocolate mixture on the baking sheet and spread it out using a spatula. you can make any form you like. Do not spread it too thinly.
    chocolate and yogurt mixture in the baking pan
  • Wash the cherries and the berries and remove the pits and the stems. Slice them to a size you like. Evenly distribute them on top of the yogurt mixture. Then add the rest of the chocolate chip and some slivered almonds.
    Bars ready for the freezer
  • Chill for two hours in the freezer. Then cut or break to pieces that you like and enjoy. Store leftover pieces in a zip lock bag in the freezer for a week.
    Frozen and sliced bark
Cherry Berry White Chocolate and Yogurt Squares

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