Make a batch of homemade yogurt cups for easy breakfasts and snacks! This easy recipe for Mixed Berry Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt Cups is so simple, no need to buy them pre-made at the store!
By the time you read this, I will be strolling the streets of Paris, on the hunt for all the puffed pastry and sweet confections I missed a few months ago. It will be a quick visit this time, since we plan on hopping on the train to spend more time in the south, to find a little relaxation near the shore. Who am I kidding, I know it will be busy and crowded, but I plan to embrace it all as part of the charm.
The last time I was in France, one of the things that struck me as we shopped at our local Monoprix was the sheer variety of yogurts in the dairy aisle. Of course, we have quite a selection ourselves here in the States, but what I loved about the yogurts in France are the adorable glass jars, with their glistening fruit-on-the-bottom layers under layers of not-too-sweet French yogurt.
Homemade Yogurt Cups
The thing is, it’s so easy to make your own batch of homemade yogurt cups for easy breakfasts, snacks, or even on-the-go treats! These Mixed Berry Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt Cups are made with a simple compote that you can whip up in minutes (if you have extra, try them on pancakes and oatmeal, and layered with your favorite plain yogurt — I prefer a thick Greek-style yogurt, but use what makes you happy. And hey, it’s even red-white-and-blue, perfect for summer holiday celebrations!
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Mixed Berry Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt Cups
- 2 cups fresh or frozen mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 12 oz Greek yogurt
- fresh berries
- Make the compote by mixing the berries, sugar, and lemon juice in a small non-reactive saucepan. Let it sit for 20 minutes. After the berries have mascerated and released its juices, set the saucepan over low heat and cook for about 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl to cool. You can use the compote immediately, or if you wish, store it in a covered container in the refrigerator until ready to use.
- Place 2-3 tablespoons compote in the bottom of 4 glass jars. Top with about 3 oz Greek yogurt and fresh berries.
- Enjoy the yogurt cups immediately or store tightly covered in the refrigerator.