Homemade Yogurt

January 31, 2014

There are a few homemade things that I make on a regular basis like this laundry detergent and these granola bites. And I’ve just added something new to my list. This amazing homemade yogurt that was shared by my queen-of-the-kitchen friend Wanda.

Our family goes through yogurt like it’s nobody’s business, and when Wanda suggested making my own, I thought it would be way too hard. But I tried it. And it is EASY. And much healthier than most of the store-bought kind.

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Basically, you put a gallon of whole milk in a stock pot with a bit of sugar and bring it up to 180 degrees.

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When it reaches the correct temp, add some unflavored gelatin that has been mixed with water, and cool the milk to 120 degrees.

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Add some yogurt (can be store bought or use leftover homemade yogurt) and a bit more sugar to the milk mixture, let it set in a warm oven for 10 hours, then refrigerate. And, what do you know, you have yogurt.

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Here is the complete recipe:

 
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  We love eating our yogurt with fresh fruit or granola. Enjoy!


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