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making yogurt without yogurt maker, milk boiled when i was not paying attention, did i ruin it, still waiting for it to cool down.

yogurt, boiled milk?

asked by Horto 11 months ago
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added 11 months ago

Probably. If the milk boiled, it might have killed off too much bacteria to culture properly. I base this theory on the fact that ultra-pasteurized milk is not recommended for making yogurt or cheese. UP milk has been heated to a high temperature to extend its shelf life. It can result in a very runny yogurt.

I would start over. Use that boiled milk for something else, like custard or ice cream.

added 11 months ago

yes! I've done this many times. it will work fine, assuming you add your culture AFTER it boils when it cools to the correct temp.