How to make it

  • Preheat oven on its lowest setting for about 15 mins.
  • Place starter (Plain Yogurt) in a small bowl and wisk until very smooth. Your Yogurt may turn out lumpy if you don't do this. Allow to reach room temperature.
  • Bring Milk just up to the boiling point over med heat in a large non-stick saucepan. As Milk is heating, wisk in Dry Milk and Honey.
  • Place a clean bowl or saucepan (must have a lid) in the sink fitted with a stopper. When the Milk just begins to boil. Pour it in the clean bowl and fill the sink with enough cold water to surround the bowl but not enough to float it. Allow to cool, stiring occasionally (about 5 mins) until your finger can be held in the Milk barely to the count of ten. (If milk cools much beyond the finger test, it must be reheated.)
  • Add a few tablespoons of the warm Milk into the plain Yogurt starter and wisk to combine.
  • Add the starter to the boiled Milk and stir well. Cover the bowl, place it on a large heavy towel and wrap it up.
  • Turn the oven OFF and place bowl in warmed oven for at 3 - 6 hrs or until your desired consistancy. . The longer you leave it, the thicker (and more Tart) it will be.
  • Once the yogurt has set, move to the refrigerator. Before using the Yogurt for the first time, remove about 1 cup of the fresh yogurt to a small Jelly or fruit jar. This will be the starter for your next batch.
  • The Yogurt can now be divided up into individual servings or used straight from the original bowl. As you use it, drain off any excess water that may accumulate.
  • ** Tip: Whole milk will work but the extra fat molecules tend to inhibit bonding between the proteins. 1% will work also but the flavor trade off is significant.

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    " It was excellent "
    choclytcandy ate it and said...
    was looking for a good yogurt recipe. thanks for the post.
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    " It was excellent "
    angelinaw ate it and said...
    Ok you talked me into it. I love yogurt on my food, especially in my pitas. I don't have a yogurt maker, but it sounds like I can make this. Thanks and high-five!
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    " It was excellent "
    pieplate ate it and said...
    I appreciate the milk fat analysis--will try this right away.
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    " It was good "
    mrsneman ate it and said...
    Nice one but its different from we make in syria
    i will try it on my daughter since she is crazy about yogurt and labaneh
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  • rosemaryblue 9 years ago
    Love yogurt! Great recipe.
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    This is great. I am like Shirley, I bought my own yogurt maker.
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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    I make my own yogurt all the time, I finally bought a one quart yogurt maker (keeps it warm), you got my 5
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  • grandmommy 10 years ago
    Also very interesting. Saved, thanks!
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