5 new recipes based on skyr to amaze your taste buds

Skyr, the creamy Icelandic yogurt known for its high protein and low-fat content, has become a kitchen staple. But it’s more than just a healthy breakfast option! Get ready to explore its versatility with these 5 must-try recipes:

Dark chocolate and skyr cake

This cake combines the richness of dark chocolate with the lightness and creaminess of skyr. The result: a perfect dessert for cocoa lovers who want to treat themselves without giving up the benefits of skyr!

Ingredients :

  • 200g dark pastry chocolate
  • 100g butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 150g powdered sugar
  • 250g of plain skyr
  • 100g of flour

Preparation :

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C (thermostat 6). Melt the chocolate with the butter in a bain-marie or in the microwave.
  • In a salad bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar until you obtain a foamy mixture. Add the skyr and mix well.
  • Pour the melted chocolate mixture into the salad bowl, then add the flour by sieving it. Mix well to obtain a homogeneous paste.
  • Pour the mixture into a buttered and floured mold, then bake for 25 to 30 minutes . Check the cooking using the tip of a knife which should come out clean.

Energy bars with oatmeal and skyr

These energy bars are ideal for athletes or simply to satisfy a little hunger. They combine the benefits of oatmeal and skyr to give you the energy you need throughout the day!

Ingredients :

  • 200g oat flakes
  • 100g mixed nuts (almonds, cashews, hazelnuts)
  • 50g raisins
  • 50g sunflower and/or pumpkin seeds
  • 150g of plain skyr
  • 70g agave syrup or honey

Preparation :

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C (thermostat 6). In a salad bowl, mix the oatmeal, crushed nuts, raisins and seeds.
  • Incorporate the skyr and agave syrup or honey into the preparation. Mix well to obtain a sticky and homogeneous dough.
  • Spread the mixture on a baking tray covered with parchment paper. Flatten with the back of a spoon to obtain a thickness of approximately 1 cm.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the edges start to brown. Let cool then cut into individual bars.
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Skyr and fresh herb spread

This light and tasty spread is perfect for an aperitif or a picnic . It combines the nutritional qualities of skyr with the freshness of aromatic herbs to create a delicious combination.

Ingredients :

  • 250g of plain skyr
  • 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • A mixture of chopped fresh herbs (e.g. parsley, chives, basil)

Preparation :

1. In a bowl, mix the skyr with the olive oil, lemon juice, a little salt and pepper to taste. Add the chopped herbs and mix well.

2. Adjust the seasoning if necessary, then refrigerate until ready to serve. You can spread this preparation on toast or crackers for a tasty snack.

Soft cookies with skyr and chocolate chips

To enjoy the benefits of skyr while treating yourself, discover these delicious chocolate chip cookies . Their soft texture and intense taste will seduce you!

Ingredients :

  • 150g soft butter
  • 120g brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 90g of plain skyr
  • 300g flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 200g chocolate chips (milk or dark)

Preparation :

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C (thermostat 6). In a salad bowl, work the soft butter with the brown sugar until you obtain a creamy mixture. Add the egg then the skyr and mix well.
  • Add the sifted flour and baking soda to the mixture. Add the chocolate chips and mix well to obtain a smooth paste.
  • Using a spoon, form small piles of dough on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes , monitoring the cooking. The cookies should be lightly browned when they come out of the oven.
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Lemon and skyr fondant

This lemon and skyr fondant will make you melt with pleasure! Its creamy texture and tangy taste will create an explosion of flavors in the mouth during your summer meals or as a gourmet dessert all year round.

Ingredients :

  • 4 eggs
  • 150g of sugar
  • 100g melted butter
  • 250g of plain skyr
  • The zest and juice of 2 untreated lemons
  • 80g flour

Preparation :

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C (thermostat 6). In a salad bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar until the mixture turns white. Add the melted butter then the skyr and mix well.
  • Add the lemon zest and juice, then the sifted flour. Mix well to obtain a smooth and homogeneous dough.
  • Pour the mixture into a buttered and floured mold, then bake for 20 to 25 minutes . Check the cooking with the tip of a knife, which should come out clean but slightly damp.

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