Berry Yogurt-Cheese Breakfast Bowl

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

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Serves: 4-6 people

Looking for a delicious, healthy substitute for whipped cream? This recipe whips cream cheese with rich Greek yogurt to create a thick, sumptuous substitute for ordinary whipped cream. Berry Yogurt-Cheese Breakfast Bowl is a ‘Make Ahead’ Breakfast and cheat Dessert too! Creamy and dressed with berries, a yummey way to get your 5 a day!

I’ve shared this yogurt-cheese breakfast bowl a few times on my instagram and facebook page but never on the blog. Well, that is because I stopped blogging for years. It’s high time this recipe has it’s own permanent home here on the blog. With that said, I now finally have the inspiration and motivation to start blogging again!

Berry Yogurt-Cheese Breakfast Bowl

For a Mix with thicker consistency, use Full Fat instead of Low Fat. However, I found that my favourite brand “Lancashire Farm” Greek style Natural Yogurt with 10% fat did the job perfectly well with a lighter cream cheese. I love this brand because the yogurt is so thick and creamy in taste and texture, unlike other brands. It’s got a wonderfully rich, savoury taste that makes it perfect for stirring into sauces or dolloping on desserts.

Lancashire Farm Greek Style Natural Yogurt. It’s made from Lancashire milk, no added sugar, mild and creamy and perfect for cooking as well.

  • SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS
  • GLUTEN FREE
  • BIO-LIVE CULTURES
  • NO ARTIFICIAL COLOURS OR FLAVOURINGS

Lancashire Farm Greek Yogurt

Berry Yogurt-Cheese Breakfast Bowl Preparation :

Cream cheese should be at room temperature otherwise it will get lumpy when mixing. Whisk the cream cheese and yogurt till creamy and thick with a hand mixer on high speed. If using a stand mixer, use the whisk attachment. I added some chopped strawberries in the blend hence the pinkish colour. Chill for at least one hour or till it becomes firm. Best results would be overnight. To serve, top it with mixed berries or seasonal fruits.

This is a filling and wholesome breakfast. It’s a lot like a yogurt parfait, and just as delicious! I will give you fair warning though – once you make this whipped Greek yogurt cream, you may never go back to regular whipped cream again. And that’s a good thing!

berry yogurt-cheese breakfast bowls

Ways to Serve :

Serve it as a Breakfast Bowl

Serve it with your favourite fruit or berries and dress it with optional toasted nuts like almond flakes. I sometimes add in milled flaxseed. You can even put it in mason jars the night before, just like overnight oats minus the oats :) A great wholesome breakfast on the go. 

Serve it as a Dessert

If you're having this Berry Yogurt-Cheese Mix as a dessert, try serving it in cocktail glasses and dress it up with pretty sugar frosted edibe flowers which you can get from Cake ingredient stores and certain supermarkets. They make great party treats!
Berry Yogurt-Cheese Breakfast Bowls

If you are into milky puddings, try the Middle Eastern Muhallebi Milk Pudding. Many variations possible, served in small ramekins or glasses too, making it perfect for parties. 

For a Summer fuity bake, try the Fruit Cobbler

Other Desserts You may Like :

Turkish Pumpkin Candy Dessert

Quick no bake Yogurt cheesecake in a glass

Vegan Coconut Rice Pudding

Layered Coconut Water Jelly

Creamy Blueberry Coconut Popsicles.

Dairy free chocolate coconut popsicles.

Sugar-Free Mango Coconut popsicles

Zesty Orange Coconut popsicles

Berry Yogurt-Cheese Breakfast Bowl

Berry Yogurt-Cheese Breakfast Bowl

ND Magness (sweetsharings)
Berry Yogurt-Cheese Breakfast Bowl, dressed with berries or your favourite fruit. It's a 'Make Ahead' Breakfast and cheat Dessert too! Creamy and delicious with berries, a good way to get your 5 a day! This recipe whips cream cheese with rich Greek yogurt to create a thick, sumptuous substitute for ordinary whipped cream.  When served in small glasses, this creamy and delicious mix is a hit at any party!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Chilling Time 2 hrs
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American, British, European
Servings 4
Calories

Ingredients
  

Yogurt-Cheese Mix

  • 225 gm full fat cream cheese 8 oz
  • 250 gm plain Greek Yogurt 1 cup
  • 3-4 strawberries chopped, to blend with the mix
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup I used 1 tbsp natural sugar alternative
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Garnish/Topping

  • fresh berries
  • toasted nuts optional
  • fruit jam optional

Instructions
 

  • Beat cream cheese in a bowl with electric mixer for about 1 minute until softened. Use the whisk attachment if using a stand mixer.
  • Add the chopped strawberries, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Beat until smooth and well combined, stopping to scrape down side of bowl as needed.
  • Add yogurt and beat for a minute or two longer until mixture is smooth and fluffy, scraping bowl again.
  • Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Chill at least 1 hour. Best results would be overnight.

Notes

Storage : In the fridge for 3-5 days.
TIPS :
  1. Cream cheese should be at room temperature
  2. The yogurt is Plain Greek. 
  3. For a topping with a thicker consistency, use Full Fat instead of Low Fat.
Keyword berries, breakfast bowl, cream cheese, dessert, greek yogurt, strawberry, yogurt
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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Serves: 4-6 people

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