What is the lowest temperature to make yogurt?

The temperature must be 108°F to 112°F for yogurt bacteria to grow properly. Too high a temperature inactivates bacteria; too low a temperature prohibits growth.

What is the best temperature for yogurt making?

about 110°F to 115°F
The key to making yogurt is to keep a mixture of milk and starter culture at about 110°F to 115°F for at least five hours. You can achieve this with a yogurt maker, or other containers you may already have in your kitchen.

How do you make yogurt out of Celsius?


  1. Sterilize equipment.
  2. Pour milk into the saucepan or top of double boiler.
  3. Heat milk to 83°C (180°F).
  4. Cool the milk down to 44°C (110°F).
  5. Add yogurt and blend it into the milk well.
  6. Pour the mixture into an incubating container.
  7. Incubate for 6–8 hours at 40–43°C.
  8. Put the yogurt in the refrigerator.

Can you just freeze yogurt to make frozen yogurt?

Homemade Frozen Yogurt can be made with any yogurt you prefer. Some of you might wonder if you can freeze greek yogurt, and the answer is yes! Greek yogurt will freeze just fine.

Can you ferment yogurt for 24 hours?

Homemade 24-hour yogurt is fermented for 24 hours at 100-110°F. The low temperature and long ferment time allow the bacteria to consume all the sugar present in the milk and create billions of beneficial bacteria. A cup of 24-hour yogurt can contain 700 billion CFU’s (colony forming units) of good bacteria.

Why my homemade yogurt is slimy?

Yoghurt culture is made up of a mixture or blend of different lactic bacterias. These cultures will become active at different temperatures. The culture that causes the slimy or stringy texture is the one that wakes up at a lower temperature.

Can you incubate yogurt for 24 hours?

TIME AND TASTE A short fermentation will result in a milder tasting yogurt while a tub that has been left to incubate for 24 hours (or up to 30 hours) will taste tart and full of flavour. Additionally, it is the combination of bacteria that determine the flavour. Some yogurt starter cultures specify ‘mild’ or ‘tart’.

How do you make homemade yogurt thicker?


  1. HEAT THE MILK LONGER. Heating denatures the proteins in milk and encourages the proteins to coagulate and thicken.

Can you ferment yogurt too long?

Also, the longer you let a yogurt culture, the more tart it will be. But if you let it ferment too long, the yogurt will begin to separate into curds (solids) and whey (liquid).

Is there a difference between yogurt and frozen yogurt?

Frozen yogurt is a popular dessert made with yogurt. It has a creamy texture and sweet, tangy taste. Frozen yogurt is quite similar to ice cream, but the main difference is that it’s made with milk instead of cream. Yogurt cultures: These are “good” bacteria like Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus.

Can I freeze yoghurt?

Fresh yoghurt freezes remarkably well for up to two months. Note that upon thawing, the texture may change slightly and appear to be more liquid or grainy than it originally was. As with many products, freezing an unopened and sealed container of yoghurt is best, but you can freeze yoghurt even if opened.

How many times can you use homemade yogurt as a starter?

A. Direct-set yogurt starters are one-time-use cultures. It is possible to use some yogurt made with a direct-set starter to make a new batch of yogurt, but after a few batches, the culture will weaken and a new dose of direct-set starter is needed.

How to make a creamy homemade yogurt recipe?

Ingredients 1 2 quarts whole milk, the fresher the better 2 ¼ cup heavy cream (optional) 3 3 to 4 tablespoons plain whole milk yogurt with live and active cultures More

How long does it take to make yogurt with milk?

Pour the milk into a pot and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking. Reduce heat and simmer, about 10 minutes; do not let it boil over. Remove pot from heat and allow to sit for 30 to 60 minutes.

Which is the best temperature for making yogurt?

The yogurt will be smoother and more stable (less likely to leak whey) when it sets at a temperature below 104 ºF / 40 ºC. Being able to turn down the temperature during culturing is a key benefit of using the Proofer, a benefit which allows the smoothest, best texture to form (see texture comparison in photo of spoons, below).

What’s the best way to make thick yogurt?

These sources pointed out two important concepts for creating thick, creamy yogurt: holding milk at 195 ºF / 90 ºC for ten minutes before culturing, and allowing the yogurt to set at a lower temperature. Note: When using the Folding Proofer to make yogurt, be certain there is no water in the water tray.