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Making Yogurt at Home
Wed 3-Jul-13
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Toffeeapple
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See the link here.

I'll try that again!

Wed 3-Jul-13
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Ooh thanks TA, that looks like it will be a useful blog so have bookmarked it big_hug

I did try making yogurt once before but it came out quite runny......I see they recommend adding a spoonful of milk powder to make it thicker, what a good idea.

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Wed 3-Jul-13
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I have never made any, I am not much of a fan of things dairy, to be frank, but I know people do eat it. I was interested to note the addition of dried milk too.  Someone, perhaps Aly, suggested adding some to bread dough.

I'll try that again!

Wed 3-Jul-13
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I put yogurt in soda bread and scone doughs.....

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Wed 3-Jul-13
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Yup 'twas me....I always add dried milk to my bread made in the machine.

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Wed 3-Jul-13
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What does the milk do to the dough Aly?

I'll try that again!

Wed 3-Jul-13
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Aly said:

Yup 'twas me....I always add dried milk to my bread made in the machine.

My bread machine recipe book calls for milk powder but as I only use it occasionally, I never seem to have any on hand, so I just substitute milk for part of the water in the recipe.

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Wed 3-Jul-13
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We have found that full cream goats milk sets to quite a thick (nearly spoonable) yoghurt.  A bit sweeter tasting than cows milk yoghurt as well.

Wed 3-Jul-13
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The recipe I had years ago was one small carton of yogurt plus a large-ish tin of evaporated milk plus the tin refilled with water. Divided between six yogurt pots. Always had a firm set like Greek yogurt sets.

Keep one pot for making the next batch.

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Wed 3-Jul-13
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I have had quite set yoghurt with UHT milk with a couple of teaspoons of dried milk mixed in.

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I use a litre of UHT full fat milk, 4 tablespoons of dried milk powder, one small carton of Yeo Valley natural yogurt and a little vanilla extract for flavour- use a small four jar incubator and sets fairly solid after 5 to 6 hours. Obviously a litre makes a lot, and I put a second batch of four to incubate the same day from the remaining liquid. I get 8 jars in a day this way.

The milk powder helps the set to be firmer as it provides more protein and milk solids in the mix.

I add to the set jars a layer of summer fruit compote that I make from frozen fruit- no sugar added, but a teaspoon of lemon juice added to help prevent mould growth and give some extra bite when frifge stored.  One jar is kept without fruit addition for the next starter and usually I can get three weeks good set yogurt by keeping back a starter jar after each weeks batch. After that I start with a fresh yeo valley pot.

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Sooliz said:

Ooh thanks TA, that looks like it will be a useful blog so have bookmarked it big_hug

I did try making yogurt once before but it came out quite runny......I see they recommend adding a spoonful of milk powder to make it thicker, what a good idea.

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Make lovely Yogurt, enough for one person for a few days, by using one small tin evaporated milk, filling a pint Jug three quarters full with boiling water let it cool to blood heat, then add two Dessert Spoons powered milk, and two dessert Spoons Yogurt, put in Yog jug mine came from Lakeland, £19/99, leave overnight, turn out into a fine Sieve lined with Butter Muslin, also from LL. Leave to drain, until the consistancy of Greek Yogurt. If you leave it to drain even more you will have a useable Cheese, that you can flavour with anything.

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Ooh thanks will give that one a go when I get home.

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Thought I would resurrect this one!

Am still making yogurt! A litre of full fat milk, tablespoon of creme fraiche and a small pot of natural yougurt, into an electric yougurt maker over night. The next day seven jars of yogurt. No chemicals or anything artificial.

We put a spoon of homemade jam into it!

I make this all the time to keep a constant supply of yogurt which we have for pud five nights out of seven!

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