Fruit Yogurt Pudding Recipe with Strawberries and Cottage Cheese

Fruit Yogurt Pudding

Fruit Yogurt Pudding Recipe with Strawberries and Cottage Cheese
Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 4


Fruit Yogurt Pudding
Fruit Yogurt Pudding

Fruit yogurt pudding is a delicious and healthy dessert that is perfect for a light and refreshing treat. This recipe combines the sweetness of fresh fruit with the creaminess of yogurt and cottage cheese, making it a satisfying and nutritious option for any time of day.


The origins of fruit yogurt pudding are not well-documented, but it is likely that this dish has been enjoyed for centuries in various forms. The combination of fruit and dairy has long been a popular choice for desserts, and this recipe puts a modern twist on a classic favorite.


How to prepare

  1. Line the bottom of the bowl with fresh sliced fruit.
  2. Sprinkle the fruit with lemon juice.
  3. Whip together yogurt, cottage cheese, honey, and vanilla.
  4. Cover the fruit with the yogurt mixture and refrigerate for several hours before serving.


  • Try using different types of fruit, such as mango, pineapple, or kiwi.
  • Add a sprinkle of granola or nuts on top for added crunch.
  • For a vegan version, use coconut yogurt and silken tofu instead of dairy products.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to use fresh, ripe fruit for the best flavor and texture in this pudding.

- You can use any combination of fruits that you like, such as berries, peaches, or bananas.

- For a sweeter pudding, you can add more honey or a sprinkle of sugar to the yogurt mixture.

- Make sure to refrigerate the pudding for several hours before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the fruit yogurt pudding in individual bowls or glasses for a beautiful presentation. You can garnish with fresh mint leaves or a sprinkle of cinnamon for added flavor.

Cooking Techniques

This recipe requires no cooking, making it a quick and easy dessert option. Simply assemble the ingredients and refrigerate before serving.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use any type of yogurt or cottage cheese in this recipe, depending on your preferences. You can also substitute the honey with maple syrup or agave nectar for a different flavor.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the fruit yogurt pudding ahead of time and refrigerate it for up to 24 hours before serving. This makes it a great option for entertaining or meal prep.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the fruit yogurt pudding in a glass trifle dish for a beautiful layered look. You can also top with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of chocolate shavings for an extra special touch.

Pairing Recommendations

This fruit yogurt pudding pairs well with a cup of hot tea or coffee for a light and satisfying dessert. It is also a great option for a healthy breakfast or snack.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover fruit yogurt pudding in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. To reheat, simply allow it to come to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories per serving: 150


Carbohydrates: 24g


Total Fat: 3g

Saturated Fat: 2g


Protein: 8g

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamin C: 6mg

Calcium: 100mg


Contains dairy (yogurt, cottage cheese)


This fruit yogurt pudding is a good source of carbohydrates, protein, and essential vitamins and minerals. It is a light and satisfying dessert option that can be enjoyed by the whole family.


Fruit yogurt pudding is a delicious and nutritious dessert option that is perfect for any time of day. With its creamy texture and sweet fruit flavors, this recipe is sure to become a new favorite in your household. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of finding this recipe for the first time is a special one. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Martha, who was known for her delicious and inventive recipes. As soon as I walked into her kitchen, I was hit with the sweet aroma of fresh fruit and creamy yogurt.

Martha greeted me with a warm hug and a mischievous twinkle in her eye. "I have a new recipe to share with you today," she said, motioning for me to take a seat at her kitchen table. She rummaged through her collection of handwritten recipe cards until she found the one she was looking for.

"This is my famous Fruit Yogurt Pudding recipe," Martha announced proudly, handing me the card. "It's a family favorite, and I know you'll love it."

I eagerly read through the ingredients and instructions, my mouth watering at the thought of the creamy yogurt and sweet fruits coming together in a delectable dessert. Martha watched me with a knowing smile, knowing that she had piqued my interest.

As I followed the recipe, Martha shared the story of how she had come across it. She explained that she had first tasted Fruit Yogurt Pudding at a quaint little cafe during a trip to Europe many years ago. The creamy pudding was served in a small glass jar, topped with a colorful array of fresh berries and a drizzle of honey. Martha had been so enamored with the dessert that she begged the cafe owner for the recipe, promising to keep it a secret.

Over the years, Martha had perfected the recipe, tweaking it here and there to suit her taste. She had shared it with friends and family, who had all fallen in love with the creamy, fruity dessert. And now, she was passing it on to me, knowing that I would appreciate its simple yet delicious flavors.

As the pudding chilled in the refrigerator, Martha and I chatted about our shared love of cooking and baking. We swapped stories of kitchen mishaps and culinary triumphs, laughing and reminiscing about the countless meals we had shared together over the years.

When the pudding was finally ready, Martha and I each took a spoonful, savoring the creamy texture and burst of fruity flavors. It was even better than I had imagined, the perfect balance of sweet and tangy, with just the right amount of creaminess.

As we enjoyed our dessert, Martha leaned back in her chair with a satisfied sigh. "I'm so glad I could share this recipe with you, dear friend," she said, her eyes twinkling with joy. "Cooking is about so much more than just making food. It's about creating memories and sharing moments with the ones we love."

And as I savored the last spoonful of Fruit Yogurt Pudding, I couldn't help but feel grateful for the gift of friendship and the joy of discovering new recipes. I knew that this recipe would become a cherished favorite in my own kitchen, a reminder of the special day I had spent with my dear friend Martha, sharing stories and savoring the simple pleasures of life.


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