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Apr 28, 2010 04:45 PM

Is there a tangy-tasting kind of frozen yogurt that I can buy at the supermarket?

I'm looking for a tangy, tart frozen yogurt - akin to Pinkberry or Red Mango - that I can buy at the grocery store. There are a lot of varieties at my local Wegmans, and a few others at the local co-op, but the few that I've tried are just sweet and bland, so I'm hoping someone can guide me in the right direction before I end up with another boring pint in my freezer.

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  1. I have looked for a while for the same thing. Closest I've found does not come in a pint, but as pops on a stick. They are by Yolato and they have plain and plain with a fruit swirl--I think it's raspberry. I have only tried the plain ones, and they are pretty good.

    1. We've been on a quest for tart yogurt too, since we love our local Yogurtopia and Mochi places. I had high hopes for the Haagen-Dazs tart yogurt flavor, but it's a lot lighter and sweeter with the vaguest hint of lemon -- not bad at all, but no substitute for Pinkberry-style tartness.

      1. Would it be worth your while to buy an ice cream maker and use it to make froyo instead?

        1. Have you tried Dreyer's/Edy's Yogurt Blends? They have a Tart/Mango or Tart/Honey combo that has the "tart" flavor, though not the soft texture. I thought the flavor was surprisingly good for something that's available in the supermarket.

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          1. re: 2m8ohed

            Just tried some the other day, and the first thing me and the s/o said was wow - that is surprisingly yogurty! We had the Tart Honey. Usually froyo just tastes like light ice cream, but this stuff tasted like yogurt. Probably some chemical flavoring agent, I dunno.

            1. re: 2m8ohed

              I'll try that out if I can find it...sounds like it might be the closest thing I can get around here. I do have my own ice cream maker, but when I've done yogurt in it, it's come out not quite right. But maybe some experiementing is in store for this summer.

              Thanks for the ideas!

            2. Dunno if you live near a Trader Joe's, but they carry "plain" nonfat frozen yogurt. It is nice and tart, but I think the texture would be better if it had some fat.