Homemade Yogurt

January 7, 2013 at 3:30 pm Leave a comment

yogurt

No yogurt maker needed for this version. Started on the stove top, then finished in an oven warmed only by the pilot light. The result has a tender texture and a very mild flavor, just the way I like my yogurt. I found the instructions on Wikihow.com.

1 quart milk (any kind)
1/4 cup yogurt, plain, unflavored, room-temperature
1/4 cup dry milk powder
1 tablespoon white sugar
pinch of salt
candy thermometer

yogurt 1

In a double boiler, heat milk to 185°F
then cool milk to 110°F (I do this in a water bath)
whisk in dry milk powder
whisk in sugar and salt
whisk in room-temperature yogurt

Pour into clean containers
cover well with lid or plastic wrap
then place containers in a gas oven, warmed by the pilot light for 7 hours

Makes just over a quart of yogurt

For those who don’t have a gas oven, the optimal temp is 100°F.

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