Quick and Easy Greek Yogurt Dessert

Creamy, extra cooling and with a crunchy bite! Ready  in less than 10 minutes, this yogurt dessert is the perfect way to finish off a hearty meal. A light and smooth yogurt and lemon based cream with a wonderful texture, which resembles a lemon mousse, combined perfectly with crispy biscuits resulting in the perfect yogurt dessert!

The key for this wonderful texture is to use strained yogurt, the one used in tzatziki, as it is smoother and creamier than other yogurts and make sure you use it cold! Find out how to make Greek yogurt from scratch with my super easy recipe! Top with some lemon zest or fresh mint and a sprinkle of crushed dark chocolate. Enjoy!

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Quick and Easy Greek Yogurt Dessert

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  • Author: Eli K. Giannopoulos
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 portions 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Greek


This Greek yogurt dessert is creamy, extra cooling and with a crunchy bite! Ready in less than 10 minutes it is the perfect way to finish off a hearty meal.


  • 800g strained Greek yogurt (28 ounces)
  • 400g sweetened condensed milk (14 ounces)
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 200g biscuits Petit beurre or digestive (7 ounces)


  1. To prepare this creamy yogurt dessert, add the yogurt, condensed milk and the zest and juice of 1 lemon in a large bowl, whisk, until the ingredients combine and the mixture is smooth and creamy like a mousse.
  2. To serve, place some crumbled biscuits on the bottom of a glass or a bowl and top with the yogurt mousse. Layer the ingredients, according to your preference and top with some lemon or lime zest and crushed dark chocolate.


  • Serving Size: 1 portion
  • Calories: 360kcal
  • Sugar: 36.6g
  • Sodium: 191.1mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5.1g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.2g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Protein: 14.7g
  • Cholesterol: 30mg

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  1. Sebrine Ibrahim

    For the strained yoghurt, can you simply use labneh instead of actually straining it as I’m considering this recipe to make in school and we don’t really get enough time.
    Thanks tho

  2. This sounds like a lovely, light, and easy desert that I would like to make. But I have no idea what these biscuits are. Can you help me understand what they are, or better yet, what is a common grocery store replacement? Thank you so much!

  3. it was realy good and easy

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