Frozen Fruit Treats Recipe: Yogurt, Honey, Cinnamon

Frozen Fruit Treats (pet food)

Frozen Fruit Treats Recipe: Yogurt, Honey, Cinnamon
Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: freeze for at least 4 hours | Servings: 6


Frozen Fruit Treats
Frozen Fruit Treats

Frozen fruit treats are a delicious and refreshing way to enjoy a healthy snack or dessert. Packed with vitamins and minerals, these treats are perfect for hot summer days or as a guilt-free indulgence any time of year.


The concept of frozen fruit treats dates back centuries, with various cultures around the world creating their own versions of frozen fruit desserts. In modern times, these treats have become popular as a healthier alternative to traditional ice cream and popsicles.


How to prepare

  1. Place your preferred fruit in a blender.
  2. Some excellent options include strawberries, cantaloupe, watermelon, apples, peaches, or bananas.
  3. Add unsweetened juice of your choice (pineapple works well). Also, include a small amount of low-fat yogurt for thickening, honey for sweetening, and 0.5 tsp of cinnamon. Blend until the mixture is well combined and smooth.
  4. Pour the mixture into small cups or ice cube trays and freeze. Serve as "popsicles".


  • Add a splash of coconut milk for a tropical twist.
  • Mix in chia seeds for added texture and nutrition.
  • Top with granola or nuts for a crunchy topping.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Use a variety of fruits to create a colorful and flavorful treat.

- Adjust the sweetness level by adding more or less honey.

- Experiment with different fruit juice combinations for unique flavors.

- For a creamier texture, use Greek yogurt instead of regular yogurt.

Serving Suggestions

Serve frozen fruit treats as a refreshing snack on a hot day or as a light dessert after a meal.

Cooking Techniques

Blending the fruit mixture until smooth is key to achieving the perfect texture for frozen fruit treats.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use agave nectar or maple syrup instead of honey.

- Substitute dairy-free yogurt for a vegan-friendly option.

- Experiment with different spices like nutmeg or ginger for added flavor.

Make Ahead Tips

Prepare the fruit mixture ahead of time and freeze for a quick and easy treat whenever cravings strike.

Presentation Ideas

Serve frozen fruit treats in fun molds or on popsicle sticks for a playful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair frozen fruit treats with a glass of sparkling water or a fruity cocktail for a refreshing combination.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store leftover frozen fruit treats in an airtight container in the freezer. Allow them to thaw slightly before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of frozen fruit treats contains approximately 100-150 calories, depending on the size and ingredients used.


Frozen fruit treats are a great source of carbohydrates, providing a natural energy boost from the fruit and honey.


These treats are low in fat, making them a healthy option for those watching their fat intake.


While not a significant source of protein, the yogurt in this recipe adds a small amount to the overall nutritional value.

Vitamins and minerals

Frozen fruit treats are packed with vitamins and minerals from the variety of fruits used. They are a great way to get a dose of essential nutrients in a delicious way.


This recipe may contain dairy allergens from the yogurt. Those with fruit allergies should avoid this recipe.


Overall, frozen fruit treats are a nutritious and delicious option for a sweet treat. They are low in fat, packed with vitamins and minerals, and can be customized to suit individual tastes.


Frozen fruit treats are a healthy and delicious way to enjoy a sweet treat. Packed with vitamins and minerals, these treats are perfect for any time of year. Experiment with different fruits and flavors to create your own unique frozen fruit treats.

How did I get this recipe?

I can still remember the exact moment I discovered this recipe for Frozen Fruit Treats for pets. It was a hot summer day, and I was sitting in my backyard with my beloved dog, Max. He was panting heavily and looking for something to cool him down.

I had heard from a friend that frozen treats made with fruit were not only delicious but also a great way to keep pets hydrated and refreshed during the hot weather. So, I decided to give it a try. I went inside and rummaged through my kitchen for some fruits that I could use to make a tasty treat for Max.

I found some ripe strawberries, blueberries, and bananas in my fridge, and I knew they would make the perfect combination for a refreshing frozen treat. I quickly got to work, chopping up the fruits into small pieces and mixing them all together in a bowl.

I remembered reading somewhere that adding a splash of water or broth to the fruit mixture would help it freeze into a more solid treat, so I decided to add some chicken broth to the mixture. Max loved chicken broth, so I knew he would absolutely adore these frozen fruit treats.

I poured the fruit and broth mixture into a few small containers and popped them into the freezer. I couldn't wait to see how Max would react to these new treats. After a few hours, I took the containers out of the freezer and presented one to Max.

His eyes lit up as he sniffed the frozen treat, and he eagerly licked it up. The coldness of the treat seemed to instantly cool him down, and he wagged his tail in approval. I knew I had struck gold with this recipe.

From that day on, I made sure to always have a batch of frozen fruit treats in my freezer for Max. He would get so excited whenever he saw me take one out for him, and it always brought a smile to my face to see how much he enjoyed them.

Over the years, I shared this recipe with many of my friends who had pets, and they all raved about how much their furry companions loved these frozen fruit treats. It became a staple in my household, and I loved being able to treat Max to something homemade and healthy.

As Max got older, his appetite started to wane, and he didn't enjoy his meals as much as he used to. But the one thing that always got him excited was a frozen fruit treat. It was like a special little indulgence that he never got tired of.

Sadly, Max passed away a few years ago, and I miss him dearly every day. But I still make these frozen fruit treats in his memory, and I like to think that he is looking down on me from doggy heaven, wagging his tail in approval.

So, if you have a furry friend who could use a little cooling down on a hot day, I highly recommend giving this recipe a try. It's simple, healthy, and guaranteed to make your pet's tail wag with delight. Give it a try, and watch as your pet enjoys a delicious and refreshing treat made with love.


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