Strain yogurt through a cheesecloth into a bowl in the refrigerator, 2 hours to overnight. Discard liquid.
Strain coconut milk through a cheesecloth into a bowl in the refrigerator, 2 hours to overnight. Discard liquid.
Combine strained yogurt, strained coconut milk, and whole milk together in a bowl. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into yogurt mixture. Stir sugar, shredded coconut, and coconut extract into yogurt mixture; transfer to an ice cream maker and follow manufacturers' instructions for making frozen yogurt.
Tips & Tricks
Creamy Coconut Cake
See how to make a moist and creamy coconut cake.
Old-Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie
It's creamy, it's coconutty, it's perfect. Enjoy.
I use farm fresh yogurt and it is extremely tart. If you are using very tart yogurt, use 2 cups white sugar.