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Making Soy Yogurt

morphone Jan 29, 2009 01:56 PM

As a departure from an earlier thread, I want to make soy yogurt at home. Do I make it the same way as dairy yogurt, just heat the soy milk, let it cool, add the culture, and incubate? Or are there extra steps?

Thanks!

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    Egg Jan 31, 2009 09:10 AM

    http://cookandeat.com/2009/01/08/seri...

    1. Bryn Jan 30, 2009 05:40 AM

      The soy protein acts a lot like the milk proteins, so that should be all you have to do.

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        morphone Jan 30, 2009 10:56 PM

        Really? Thanks! I'll have to give it a try. I'd like to try it with almond or other homemade nut milk, and I haven't been able to find much on google about that.

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          Bryn Jan 31, 2009 04:20 PM

          Nut protein is a lot different from soy or milk. You could give it a try, but I'm not optimistic. It would taste very yummy though.

          1. re: Bryn
            morphone Feb 1, 2009 10:51 PM

            Do you think it would taste good with the same fermentation?

            1. re: morphone
              Bryn Feb 2, 2009 05:44 AM

              Yes it would. I worry that the proteins might not coagulate and you'd get a runny yogurt. I guess you could add some starch like they do for commercial yogurts though.

              1. re: Bryn
                morphone Feb 2, 2009 10:11 PM

                Bleh, that doesn't sound like good eats. Hrmm, may have to think on this more.

                1. re: morphone
                  Bryn Feb 3, 2009 04:29 AM

                  I'd try a small sample batch! What could go wrong?

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        addicted2cake Jan 30, 2009 05:28 AM

        I, too am interested in making soy yougurt, so I googled "how to make soy yogurt" and quite a few sites popped up. See what you think. I haven't checked out any of these sites yet, but from the headings, I think you'll get your question answered, maybe more quickly than here. Good luck!

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