Yogurt dessert with a delicious topping

Sometimes, I enjoy eating a nice bowl of yogurt in the evening, I have tried most of the yogurts that are sold in the supermarkets but they are to sour for me.  Butttt the market I have close by has finally placed on their refrigerator shelves Original Greek Yogurt. I was truly happy with this discovery, because I kind of gave up on eating yogurt a couple of months ago and was definitely not happy about this. 

Anyway, I love to add different toppings like honey and walnuts, or fruits instead of eating plain yogurt.  I wanted to share a completely different recipe topping with you which I found a few years ago while watching one of the cooking shows.  I thought to myself that this was just an absolute must try.  It is scrumptious!!! 

So, if you like to live dangerously, and by this I  mean trying new flavors/tastes then this topping will completely astonish you with the variation of dried fruits simmered with Vanilla, Cinnamon and a few more extra ingredients. 🙂

Ingredients:

350 grams Water

200 grams Sugar

300 grams Yogurt (3 servings)

1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract

1 Cinnamon Stick

4 Lemon Peels

3 Orange Peels

5 pieces of dried Figs (sliced)

5 pieces of dried Apricots (sliced)

Preparation:

 

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In a small sauce pan add water, and sugar, boil on medium to high heat.  

 

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When  the water and sugar start to boil add in the Cinnamon stick, Vanilla extract, Lemon and Orange peels. 

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Add in the dried fruits and boil for 1/2 hour and until sugar and water have thicken.

Top your favorite plain yogurt with this topping.  You can use any type of dried fruit you like eating, I used figs and apricots because that’s what I had in my pantry. 🙂

Kali Orexi!!  🙂

 

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18 Comments Add yours

  1. What a great way to serve yogurt! The topping looks so tasty and fragrant.:)

    1. foodzesty says:

      Thank you 🙂

  2. That looks absolutely mouthwatering! The longer I look at the picture the more I’m convinced that I have to go the grocery store to buy greek yogurt and all the other ingredients 🙂

    1. foodzesty says:

      hahahahahahahah Karin hahahhaah

  3. dtills says:

    Oh, figs! They are only in season for such a short time here-but I do try to eat as many as I can. This looks great Sophie 🙂

    1. foodzesty says:

      My dear friend thank you!!

    1. foodzesty says:

      Thank you 🙂

  4. jyo says:

    This looks beyond amazing, wish I could savour it😊

    1. foodzesty says:

      Jyoooo thank you so much!! 🙂

  5. Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) says:

    My goodness! What are you doing to my palate? 😋

    1. foodzesty says:

      Stopppp 🙂 Thank you Diana so much!! 🙂

      1. Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) says:

        You’re utmost welcome 🙂

      2. foodzesty says:

        Huge hugs 🙂

  6. da-AL says:

    mouthwatering just to look at!

    1. foodzesty says:

      Thank you so much!! 🙂

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