Saturday, June 8, 2013

Homemade Flavored Yogurt

Homemade Flavored Yogurt
Recipe from:  numeals
Image Credit: Numeals
Homemade Flavored Yogurt

“You can really taste the difference by making yogurt at home.  It's also great to have a choice on the flavor you want - and you'll save money.  It takes a little time but is worth it.” Numeals


1 quart whole milk (or 2%)

1 rounded tablespoon plain yogurt or recommended quantity of powdered culture

¼ to ⅓ cup sugar, honey, maple syrup, chocolate syrup, malt, molasses, or artificial sweetener

⅓ cup instant nonfat dry milk (Optional). It makes a thicker texture and increases the protein 
content by 2 grams.

Flavoring or fruit


Scald 1 quart of milk and stir in ¼ to ⅓ cup sugar, honey, maple syrup, chocolate syrup, malt, 
molasses, or artificial sweetener.

If you want to add another flavor, after dissolving the sugar or honey, stir in 1 tablespoon of 
extract, like lemon, almond, vanilla or instant coffee.

Try adding 1 teaspoon of ground spices, like cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, or your own 

Add the instant nonfat dry milk. 

Cool the mixture to 110°F, and stir in the culture.

Pour into warm containers, cover, and incubate.

For jam, preserve, and peanut butter flavors, put 1 tablespoon of the flavoring into the bottom of 
1-cup containers and pour the warm milk-yogurt mixture over.

Cover and incubate as usual.

If you'd like to try using fresh, canned, or dried fruit, it is best to make such additions to the 
yogurt after it has incubated.

The acid content of some fruits can curdle the milk-yogurt mixture and prevent proper 

Whenever you are flavoring yogurt, always remember to leave 1 cup plain, so that you will have 
fresh starter for the next batch.

Read more and enjoy this amazing recipe and many more when visiting numeals.

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