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Jul 15, 2012 08:57 PM

Yogurt left in maker

I have an automatic yogurt maker that turns itself off after the set time -- unfortunately, I left the yogurt (vanilla-flavored) out an hour or two PAST it turning itself off. Is it still safe to eat? I'm new to yogurt making and don't want this batch to go to waste!

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  1. It's safe. Not to worry--yogurt doesn't actually have a set time for fermentation anyway.

    1. Agree -- it will just be as if cooked a bit longer. Mind often sits an hour or so before getting unloaded.

      1. The reason that yogurt can be kept such a long time is because you have introduced and fostered the growth of a non toxic ( and beneficial) Bactria . That Bactria is loathed to allow any other critters to grow.
        So you have no worries about your yogurt as "nofunlatte" has already told you .