How to Make Yogurt

How to make yogurt at home for a probiotic snack

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Learn how to make yogurt. It is easier than you think! No special yogurt maker or culture required for a perfect bowl of thick, rich yogurt. Homemade yogurt is an affordable way to get a dose of probiotics!




  1. Slowly heat your milk on the stove to 180 F (80 C). Whisk occasionally to keep the milk from scalding on the bottom of the pot. (Heating the milk causes the proteins to denature making for thicker yogurt. You could skip this step, but your yogurt won’t be as thick).
  2. Pour the hot milk into a glass jar and cool to 105 F (40C).
  3. When the milk has cooled, stir in the yogurt culture. If you are using store bought yogurt you may want to add up to 6 tbsp yogurt as they tend to have weaker cultures.
  4. Maintain at around 110F (40 C) until it is set to a pudding like consistency (for at least 2 hours, or if you like a sour yogurt then culture for up to 24 hours.)


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