Homemade Coconut Yogurt Recipe

If you’re looking for a delicious, dairy-free alternative to traditional yogurt, this homemade coconut yogurt is the perfect solution. Made with just two ingredients, it’s creamy, tangy, and incredibly easy to make. Whether you enjoy it for breakfast, as a snack, or in your favorite recipes, this coconut yogurt is sure to become a staple in your kitchen.

Why You’ll Love This Coconut Yogurt

  • Simple Ingredients: Only two ingredients are needed!
  • Dairy-Free & Vegan: Perfect for those with dietary restrictions.
  • Healthy & Delicious: Rich in probiotics and full of flavor.
  • Customizable: Easily add your favorite flavors and sweeteners.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • 2 cans (14 oz each) full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 probiotic capsules (make sure they are dairy-free and vegan)

How to Make Coconut Yogurt

  1. Prepare the Ingredients:
    • Shake the cans of coconut milk well before opening.
    • Empty the contents of the probiotic capsules into a small bowl.
  2. Mix the Yogurt:
    • Pour the coconut milk into a clean, sterilized glass jar or bowl.
    • Add the probiotic powder and stir well to combine.
  3. Ferment the Yogurt:
    • Cover the jar with a clean cloth or paper towel secured with a rubber band.
    • Place the jar in a warm, dark place for 24-48 hours. The longer it ferments, the tangier it will become.
    • Check the yogurt after 24 hours. If it has reached the desired tanginess, move to the next step. If not, let it ferment longer.
  4. Refrigerate and Serve:
    • Once the yogurt has fermented, stir it well and transfer it to the refrigerator.
    • Chill for at least 6 hours before serving. This will help thicken the yogurt.
    • Enjoy your homemade coconut yogurt with your favorite toppings!

Variations and Tips

  • Flavoring: Add vanilla extract, maple syrup, or honey for a sweetened yogurt. You can also mix in fresh fruit, granola, or nuts.
  • Thicker Yogurt: If you prefer a thicker consistency, use coconut cream instead of coconut milk, or add a thickening agent like agar-agar or tapioca starch.
  • Storage: Store your coconut yogurt in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
  • Probiotic Capsules: Ensure the probiotics you use are high-quality and suitable for fermenting yogurt.

How to Store

Store your coconut yogurt in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. Stir well before each use as separation may occur.

Homemade Coconut Yogurt Recipe

Recipe by Rose HernandezCourse: VEGANDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Calories

120

kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (14 oz each) full-fat coconut milk

  • 2 probiotic capsules (make sure they are dairy-free and vegan)

Directions

  • Prepare the Ingredients
  • Mix the Yogurt
  • Ferment the Yogurt
  • Refrigerate and Serve

Notes

  • Enjoy this simple and healthy homemade coconut yogurt recipe that’s perfect for anyone looking to add a delicious dairy-free option to their diet!

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