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How to make yogurt

This is a delicious, quick (45min), and easy way to make a lot of fresh yogurt (2 quarts!).

5
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Heat 1/2 gallon of whole milk on high heat.

Heat 1/2 gallon of whole milk on high heat.

Sanitize 1 quart glass jars.

Sanitize 1 quart glass jars.

Stir occasionally.

Stir occasionally.

Put 1 tablespoon of live culture (existing yogurt...I use Greek yogurt) in 1 quart jar.

Put 1 tablespoon of live culture (existing yogurt...I use Greek yogurt) in 1 quart jar.

Heat to about 190 degrees (or just before a simmer).

Heat to about 190 degrees (or just before a simmer).

Let cool to about 130 degrees, or until you can put your finger in no longer than 2 seconds.

Let cool to about 130 degrees, or until you can put your finger in no longer than 2 seconds.

Stir occasionally to cool faster and prevent film from forming on surface.

Stir occasionally to cool faster and prevent film from forming on surface.

Pour heated milk into jars and cap.

Pour heated milk into jars and cap.

Shake.

Shake.

1/2 gallon makes 2 quarts...I drank some before I started :)

Incubate for 8 hours (I wrap jars in a blanket...)

Incubate for 8 hours (I wrap jars in a blanket...)

(...and place blanket and jars in a big pot)

(...and place blanket and jars in a big pot)

Let sit undisturbed for 8 hours, then refrigerate :)

Let sit undisturbed for 8 hours, then refrigerate :)

  • 0.0gal Whole milk
  • 2.0Tbsp Live culture (yogurt)
  • 1.0 Pot
  • 2.0 Jar and lid