A few days ago I posted about making your own yoghurt from store bought packets and here is part two which will save you even more money and further reduce your waste. I shared how easy it is to make your own yoghurt from store bought packets so here is how to stretch your yoghurt and dollars even further.
How to stretch your store bought yoghurt even further
When you have made your homemade yoghurt from store bought packets and enjoyed it to the last drop. Don’t scrap the pot clean but simply add 200g whole milk powder then fill with water to the top of your container; shake well and then pop in your yoghurt machine (I use an EasiYo one also don’t forget to add boiling water to your yoghurt machine) over night and in the morning you’ll have yummy fresh yoghurt. This makes a nice thick yoghurt though it is a bit more sour as it has no added sugar to it. Just add some yummy fresh fruit and a little honey.
You can do this over and over again. Though personally I would only do this a few times then I’d make a fresh batch from a new packet of store bought yoghurt just to be safe. Though how long you decide to keep doing this is totally up to you. Technically I guess you would only ever need to buy one packet of store bought yoghurt to make your own from and then could keep going with the dregs at the bottom of the jar forever.
I have also made this yoghurt by taking a large tablespoon of yoghurt from a previous batch of yoghurt and mixing it with 200g milk powder, add water to top up your container and then leave it over night in your yoghurt machine (add boiling water to your yoghurt machine). I found only using one tablespoon made a nice but not as thick yoghurt. So I recommend taking at least a cup of previous yoghurt to make a thicker yoghurt.
Part one; Save money and make your own yoghurt
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