How to Make Homemade Yogurt

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  • 4 cups milk

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt with active cultures

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Pour the milk into a pan, and heat over medium heat until small bubbles form around the edge of the pan and milk is just below the boiling point.

  • Do not let the milk boil.

  • Remove from heat and cool.

  • Skim off any skin that forms on the milk.

  • Pour the cooled milk into a yogurt maker, and stir in the yogurt and vanilla.

  • Cook according to manufacturer's directions, or at least 4 hours.

  • If desired, strain yogurt through a fine sieve or
    coffee filter to remove the whey, and return to the yogurt maker.

  • Refrigerate the yogurt overnight or another 8 hours to thicken further.

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