Muller is a German brand of yogurt recently launched here in the US via a joint venture between Muller and PepsiCo through their Quaker brand. Muller FrutUps feature something I haven't seen before: a layer of fruit mousse on top of a equal layer of lowfat yogurt.
They were introduced last year but I've only ever seen them at Von's in my area. I picked up a Strawberry-flavored one and Lemon-flavored cup for 88 cents each on sale.
The fruit mousse top layer make these pretty interesting. They somehow added air bubbles into a gelatin-fruit puree mix to give it a slightly frothy feel that's accompanied by natural fruity taste.
For the strawberry, the result is a solid strawberry flavor coupled with a light airy jelly texture. It's definitely unique and not quite like mousse.
The yogurt layer below is just lightly sweetened low-fat plain yogurt. It's seems a little thicker than other brands of yogurt although not to the point of Greek yogurt. I liked the thicker consistency of it. It wasn't too tart and was fairly creamy. It paired very well with the tangy sweetness of the strawberry "mousse."
With the lemon flavor, it's a lot like frozen lemonade but not frozen. It has the same airy gelatin structure that's novel but enjoyable. There was a sweet sour bite that smoothed out when joined by the more basic notes of the yogurt.
Overall, I really enjoyed Muller FrutUps. I'm a big fan of strawberry and lemon in general, but the dual textures and flavor make these better than the sum of their already delectable parts.