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Yogurt Cream

Yield 1 cup (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
Called yogurt cheese when it's unsweetened, this thick, tangy condiment is a snap to make. In fact, it's likely to become one of your favorite kitchen staples.


  • 1 (16-ounce) carton plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 58
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fat 0.9 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 9.8 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 42 mg
  • calcium 109 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place colander in a 2-quart glass measure or medium bowl. Line the colander with 4 layers of cheesecloth, allowing cheesecloth to extend over outside edges. Spoon yogurt into colander. Cover colander loosely with plastic wrap, and refrigerate 12 hours.

  2. Spoon yogurt cheese into a bowl; discard liquid. Stir in brown sugar. Cover and refrigerate.