Makes 4 cups, about 4 servings
4 cups (32 oz) plain whole milk yogurt, preferably organic
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
fruit toppings (optional)
1. Pour any excess liquid out of yogurt container. Using a whisk, mix yogurt and sugar together in a medium bowl until sugar is completely dissolved. (Keep yogurt container for finished frozen yogurt.) Taste and add a few more tablespoons sugar if necessary (some brands are more tart than others).
2. Follow manufacturer's instructions for freezing yogurt in ice cream/frozen yogurt machine. You'll know it's ready when it's smooth and stiff (it will harden even more in the freezer). Serve right away or scoop back into yogurt container and freeze until ready to eat. If it stays in the freezer more than a few hours, you may need to let it sit out a bit to soften before serving.
*If you use lowfat yogurt, keep in mind that it's best right out of the ice cream machine. It does not freeze well.