Homemade Yogurt

Recipe Description

This recipe is for fresh wholesome yogurt, no special equipment required.
It will be sweeter and possibly thinner than store-bought yogurt.


  • 2 cups whole or 2% milk
  • 2 tsp yogurt (whisked until smooth)
  • ½ inch piece of gingerroot *optional (recommended for removing toxicity from the milk)


  1. Place milk in a medium-size saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Simmer for 5 minutes while stirring (be careful not to let it burn) *let cool to about 100% - 112%.
  3. (use a cooking thermometer or own judgment) *pour milk into a sterilized glass jar.
  4. Add yogurt (pick out the ginger).
  5. Cover jar with loose fitting lid and completely wrap it in a kitchen towel (you want the yogurt to maintain the ideal temperature but not suffocate it as it needs air to multiply).
  6. Place in oven next to the bulb (to culture properly it needs an environment of 95%.
  7. Leave overnight without disturbing it and you will have fresh yogurt in the morning!.
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