How to Make Soy Yogurt

One Methods:Thicken Soy Yogurt

Hate buying all of your specialty products...like soy yogurt. Try making it!

Ingredients

  • Soy Milk
  • Starter (Use good quality plain soy yogurt).

Steps

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    Buy or make soymilk.
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    Cool the milk down to 42-45 C/107.6-113 F. (Or heat it to that temperature)
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    Be sure that the temperature is correct. Yogurt culture will only survive in a very narrow temperature. Use a thermometer.
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    Add 4 tablespoons of the starter to the soy milk and mix well with a sterile spoon.
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    Put the yogurt into a yogurt maker. Follow the directions for your brand of yogurt maker.
    • If you don't have a yogurt maker, put the yogurt in the oven at 42-45 C/107.6-113 F for about 5 - 6 hours.
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    When the yogurt thickens, chill.
    • It will be a bit runnier than dairy yogurt.

Thicken Soy Yogurt

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    Add one level teaspoon of agar powder or 2 teaspoons of starch premixed with 50 ml of water to the soy milk when it begins to boil.
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    Alternatively, add one tablespoon of soy protein to soy milk before boiling it.

Tips

  • The warmer the temp, generally the faster it turns. It is best to use organic ingredients.

Warnings

  • The yogurt from cartons will last about a week unrefrigerated then will have a different smell as it starts to go funky. The long version batch is more sensitive. If mould forms, give it to the compost pile.

Things You'll Need

  • Sterile spoon
  • Yogurt maker
  • Thermometer

Sources and Citations

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Categories: Vegetarian