Raspberry Brownie Frozen Yogurt Dessert will cool you off this summer with a chewy chocolate brownie base, and smooth, creamy raspberry yogurt and whipped cream!
Are cool summer treats on anyone else’s mind? Because they sure have been on mine lately! Yesterday I was craving ice cream (I can never get enough), and since we are finally starting to warm back up I’ve been brainstorming different ideas for frozen summer desserts.
We deserve sweet treats that ALSO cool us off in the summer, am I right ladies?
Why is this Dessert so Good?
I really enjoy this dessert because 1. There’s chocolate in it, 2. There’s fruit, and 3. I really love chocolate paired with fruit. This recipe was made for me (literally).
I wanted this to be an easy dessert so there’s no labor-intensive ice cream maker or anything over here, folks. No churning or freezing individual layers either! This dessert is easy, yummy, and refreshing!
Ingredients for Your Raspberry Brownie Bliss
There are three parts to this dessert so let’s break it down into each individual layer of goodness…
- Cocoa Powder
- Baking Powder
- Melted Butter
Raspberry Yogurt Layer:
- Greek Yogurt
- Raspberry Jam
- Fresh Raspberries
Whipped Cream Layer:
- Heavy Whipping Cream
- Powdered Sugar
- NOTE: You can use cool whip in place of whipped cream if you’d like!
Then of course you can add whatever toppings you like! I like to add hot fudge for drizzling and a bunch of extra raspberries!
How to Make Raspberry Brownie Frozen Yogurt
You’ll start by making the brownie base. When you’re lining your baking pan (I use 9×13) with foil, leave some extra to overhang on the sides. That will allow you to pull your dessert out of the pan easily after freezing, plus it’ll be easier to cut!
To make your brownie layer you’re going to combine all of your dry ingredients and combine them with a wire whisk, and then add in the wet ingredients and stir until it’s just combined.
Spread it in your pan, bake it for 15 minutes, and then let it cool completely!
While your brownies are cooking, you can combine the greek yogurt with the raspberry jam until it’s blended, and then carefully fold in the raspberries. Once the brownies are cooled you can spoon this layer evenly across the top of the brownies.
Finally, in a large bowl, whip your heavy whipping cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form (you can use softened cool whip but I HIGHLY recommend whipping your own), and then spread this on top of the yogurt layer.
Freeze your dessert for 4-5 hours, or until firm. The freezing step will take the longest, but your patience will be rewarded with this dreamy raspberry brownie frozen yogurt dessert! Plus, if you time it right, you can make it a few hours before your party and pull it out at the perfect time to enjoy it!
How to Serve your Refreshing Dessert
To serve your treat, pull it out of the pan using the foil handles and then cut it into 12 squares. Then you can either enjoy as is, top with hot fudge sauce, and/or top with extra raspberries if desired.
Now, it’s time to devour! Or savor…whichever works. If you post about your own Raspberry Brownie Frozen Yogurt Desserts make sure to tag me on Instagram so I can see! I love to hear all of your feedback!
Hungry for more?
Here are some ideas to get you inspired!
- BROWNIE LAYER
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup all purpose flour
- 1/3 cup cocoa powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup melted butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- RASPBERRY YOGURT LAYER
- 2 cups greek yogurt
- 2/3 cup raspberry jam
- 2 cups fresh raspberries
- WHIPPED CREAM LAYER
- 2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- TOPPING optional
- Hot fudge sauce for drizzling
- Extra fresh raspberries
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9×13 baking pan with foil leaving some to overhang on the sides. This will allow to pull your dessert out of the pan after freezing and will be easier to cut.
BROWNIE LAYER: In a large bowl combine the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder with a wire whisk until well combined. Add in the melted butter, eggs and vanilla. Stir just until combined. Spread in an even layer in the bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 15 minutes then let cool completely (about 30 minutes).
RASPBERRY YOGURT LAYER: In a large bowl combine the greek yogurt with the raspberry jam until blended. Carefully fold in the raspberries. Spoon on top of cooled brownie base.
WHIPPED CREAM LAYER: In a large bowl or the bowl of your stand mixer whip the heavy whipping cream and powdered sugar just until stiff peaks form. Spread on top of yogurt layer. Freeze for 4-5 hours or until firm.
SERVING: To serve pull out the dessert using foil handles. Cut into 12 squares. Drizzle with warm hot fudge sauce and top with extra raspberries if desired.
Can also use cool whip in place of whipped cream.
Total time doesn’t include the 4-5 hours of freezing time.
Don’t forget to comment below and let me know what you think! I’d love to hear about how your family enjoyed this refreshingly delicious treat!