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Thickener-free coconut yogurt: The night before making the yogurt, chill the can of coconut milk. Do not shake. Open the can of chilled coconut milk and scoop off the top layer of cream, leaving behind the liquidy coconut water below (you can discard the water or use it for making smoothies or cooking oatmeal).

Shake your coconut milk well. Then open the cans and pour into a clean, sterilized, dry glass jar or bowl. You can easily sterilize clean jars by rinsing thoroughly with boiling water and letting dry completely. Instructions Shake the can of coconut milk then open it and pour it into a 2-cup glass jar.

Twist open the probiotic capsules and Stir the probiotic into the coconut milk using a plastic, ceramic, or wooden spoon. Cover the jar with cheesecloth or a Set. Pour coconut cream into Instant Pot.

Put the lid on, then click the “Yogurt” button and use the “Adjust” button until “boil” is displayed. When the boil temperature has been reache. Just 2 simple ingredients required! All you need is coconut milk and probiotic capsules, which (if you’re like me) you probably have in your pantry right now. Score!

This is a 3-step process: 1) Empty coconut milk into a clean glass jar or bowl. 2) Top with probiotic and stir. 3) Cover with cheesecloth and wait. 1) Pour the 4 cups of boiling water over the shredded coconut and allow it to soak for 15-30 minutes.

Then add the mixture to your blender and blend until smooth. Make sure the mixture it. There is no need to heat the coconut milk for this recipe. Place the coconut milk in a mason jar.

Stir until it is dissolved. Add ¼ cup of yogurt or 4 probiotic capsules to the coconut milk. For a thicker yogurt without guar gum you can try blitzing in about 85 grams (3 oz) of peeled fresh coconut meat.

Coconut butter (aka coconut manna) is. Dairy-free coconut alternatives, like ice cream, cheese, and yogurt, have become a godsend for those with dairy allergies. Make the New Starbucks Toasted Coconut Cold Brew at. Ayam coconut cream (the green tin) is super thick and creamy to begin with so the result is equally as lovely.

Yay no thickener required. This recipe is fast and cheap to make – truly bringing homemade coconut yogurt.

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In a medium bowl, mix the coconut cream with 1 cup of almond milk, sea salt, and raw honey until combined.

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For the yogurt, the So Delicious brand makes a plain coconut “unsweetened” that also works well.

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Make the filling:Combine the cashews, coconut milk, lime juice, honey, and coconut oil in a food processor and process until very smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula a couple of times (this will take about 5 minutes), or, for creamiest results, use a high-speed blender.

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In a pinch, if you don’t have any Paleo-keto milk on hand, you can mix 1 tablespoon coconut butter or creamy seed or nut butter with ½ cup warm water until smooth for a homemade milk.

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Cook a serving for twenty minutes over medium heat, then remove from the heat and stir in two to three tablespoons almond butter, a pinch of sea salt, one tablespoon chia seeds or unsweetened coconut flakes, half a teaspoon vanilla, and one teaspoon cinnamon.

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When you’re ready to make the coconut cream, open the bottom of one can of coconut milk and drain off the liquid.

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3 tbsp agave syrup 1 tbsp desiccated coconut (dry unsweetened shredded coconut) To serve Yogurt or a dairy-free milk (see pages 53 and 57) well and proceed with the recipe as follows.

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You can sub in coconut milk for regular milk any time, and you can find commercially packaged coconut creamer and coconut yogurt.

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In small bowl, gently stir ½ cup warm milk into yogurt until smooth.

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5 Scrape out the top of the chilled and thickened coconut cream (leaving the liquid behind) and place hardened coconut cream in chilled bowl.

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  • Is there any way to make this yoghurt continuously using the culture? as with kombucha. or do you need to do it fresh each time? thanks!

  • Hi, can I use Xanthan Gum in stead of Tapioca starch? If yes, how many grams of Xanthan Gum do you think I need when I use 400ml coconut milk? It has 18% fat content.

  • Binging on your amazing keto videos. Thank you very much for all this. Just switching to eating keto for health reasons. All these videos have been very helpful. Bye Bye store bought coconut yogurt costing $5 per small portioned jar

  • Where is the sterilisation guys. Mr Finn you keep touching your face, liking your fingers then touch the utensils. No sterilising of the container ( well what’s the point when you put your germs in the product). Won’t be buying any book from grubs.

  • This is brilliant. Wednesday of this week, I purchased a 4 oz. container of coconut yogurt for $4, usd. So you two have created the simplest recipe which I intend to replicate this weekend, thanks.

  • It’s delightful! Thanks! I used the 365… And it’s thin at first but thickens in the fridge. Also, this batch tastes good but turned grainy. I’ll try again. And does not taste like coconut!

  • The lactobacilus probiotics are used for cow milk. For non dairy yogurt you need special probiotics, google probiotics for non dairy milk. Also the probiotics feed on sugar while making the yogurt, so if your milk is sugar free, like the coconut milk I buy, then you need to add sugar (ygurt recipe: 4 c coconut milk, 3 tbsp sugar, 1 packet Bell And Bella probiotic powder (on amazon). I also add 1 tsp non GMO gelatin powder in 1 tbsp milk, let sit and bloom for 5 minutes. I heat the milk and sugar to 180 F (I use a thermometer), add the bloomed gelatin, let cool to 110, add probiotic powder, pour into mason jars, incubate in dehydrator on 110 F for 12 hrs. Then refrigerate overnight, it will be solid in the morning. You can also use almond milk or pea milk or oat milk. I you make homemade non dairy milk (sugar or sweetener, salt, oil, thickener) do not add oil to do milk which will be used for yogurt, it would not allow the fermentation.

  • Thank you. Been looking for a video that addressed mold. I just tried to make soy yogurt in my instapot and had twice had pink stuff on top. I am assuming it was mold. I will check my probiotics and sterilize everything (although I thought I had second batch). Just keep trying….

  • Put the can of coconut in the refrigerator for a few hours or even overnight and it will separate with the liquid and just use the thick part that’s on top to make the yogurt and leave the liquid at the bottom. Use that liquid in a smoothie.
    Buy a Luvele yogurt maker, and they will teach you how to make yogurt.

  • There are a bunch of American coconut yogurt techniques all recipes and they all need you to have three young coconuts the ones that are pointed they Point them at the top by the way they cut them and they’re white. Where the heck am I going to find those in Maine?? So I’m very interested in this one I can make soy milk yogurt I have a yogurt maker that has six little jars with lids. The lacto in lactobacillus has nothing to do with milk. Some people think it does. You can also order online yogurt starter culture for about $9 and there are many uses in the container.

  • I find these two just love being in each other’s company and are very excited to share their recipe. They’re typical twin behaviour. It’s interesting that Stephen is married and David isn’t in this video. But, by now he’s probably married. This duo is awesome and to some, they might come across as annoying. But, clearly, you can see David’s facial expression how much he loves his brother’s company. It’s heartwarming to see.

  • Love you crazy guys, you always cheer me up, love your creations too. Just a thought guys can I put it overnight in the oven with the light on, that how I used to make my dairy yoghurt and now when I make soy yoghurt? ��

  • This seems hella complicated, but I would love to have a truly AIP yogurt, so once I get my pot, I’ll be trying this one. Can you make flavored yogurts or do you have to add flavorings after the fact? Thanks for this visual tutorial!

  • I’ve been looking for Fiona’s link on Instagram to read more about fermentation but I just don’t seem to be able to find her. Can anyone help? I’m wondering if the boys have put on the wrong link for Fiona.

  • Firat time I’m watching you guys. It’s enjoyable but I seriously get annoyed that the dark blue shirt brother always interrupts his twin. I dare you to count the amount of times this hapoens! It’s very distracting.for the viewer! Please keep the videos coming BUT PLEASE stop the poor habit of interruptions!

  • I have a yogurt maker which I have used successfully to make cow milk yogurt. Will it work for the coconut yogurt? I don’t know what temperature it is set at, but it is designed to be just right for dairy yogurt.

  • US brands don’t help those of us who don’t live in the US. Perhaps when you say we should choose a brand with “a good amount of fat”, you might tell us what is “a good amount”, based on your research?

  • Is there a specific type of probiotic to use for this? I went to the store and there were different kinds. Most even said it contains milk products like goats milk in it too. So wouldn’t this not be vegan then? Are there vegan probiotics?

  • OMG!I’m so proud!I’m from Fortaleza-Brasil and we have all kinds of tapioca flour around here in our sunny weather.but I never saw coconut milk inside a can�� what a wonderful world!you have a piece of my land, my marvelous beaches inside your house!!

  • Look good. From all the things I have read, you can’t use metal utensils with probiotics. The suggestion is a wooden spoon. Thanks for the recipe.

  • Hi, thank so much for the video! Makes me want to back to Ireland! It is beautiful there! You two are informative and adorable. I am on my 3 attempt to make vegan yogurt. I have watched a bunch of videos. Going to test yours out this time. (you may already know this, but incase you don’t, even through this is technically dairy free, it’s not ethically vegan as the probiotic used is cultured in dairy. I have vegan cultures… fingers crossed it works this time! I have agar for thickening… but next time I will try tapioca! Thanks gentlemen!

  • Hey Hi.. can you tell me if the nutritional value will change if I use normal yogurt! My daughter has a metabolic condition in which she can take veryy little protein.. so just want to know if using just a little of normal yogurt with coconut milk make the protein value drastically different?

  • Great informative video but the music volume is far too high, really difficult to focus on your words. Thanks a lot for this in any case

  • lol….for a second I thought this was a comercial of Wrigley’s Doublemint chewing gum, but its not, both of ya are TWINS, IRIE TWIN BROTHAS for sure! Thanks guys, trying this recipe out here, greetings from Mexico! And yeah, when an Irish man or woman has that distinct Irish accent it is so COOL!:)

  • How is it vegan with 1/4 cup of regular yogurt in there? Can you “feel” the chia seeds when you eat it? I’ve never tried chia seed pudding because I’m nervous about the texture.

  • You ever wonder where your coconuts come from?
    Watch “Are You Paying Monkey Kidnappers and Abusers When You Buy Coconut Oil?” on YouTube
    https://youtu.be/NIl4NmMCOgs

  • that’s just not true. I make soy milk yogurt all the time in my insta pot, don’t boil it and don’t add gelatin. I warm it add the starter and turn it on. the probiotics have no problem thickening. I don’t want to add ground pig bones (gelatin) to my yogurt. to each their own I guess. I do have a yogurt strainer so I turn it into greek yogurt. will have to try it with coconut yogurt

  • I don’t understand. I did everything this video said and my coconut cream became extremely thin and watery after incubation. Idk what went wrong. Can you please say how many tablespoons of gelatin you used… ugh I feel like I just wasted yogurt starter and probiotics

  • Thank you! But why I repeat the same steps so many times, easily can cut this video in half without missing any important info. Just trying to save us all some time, more for you, so much work into this. Thanks again!

  • This is great! Thank you. I’m on a quest to make a coconut yogurt that tastes like my beloved Coyo. Have you ever let it ferment in the IP liner itself? Also have you tried making it again without the starter but adding a few Tlbs of the yogurt you made prior?

  • Can I use arrowroot powder instead of Tapioca?
    Thanks for showing both ways of making this! I’ve found heaps of videos and blogs that were one way or the other but this is the first video I’ve seen of both really helpful! Also I didn’t even notice you guys interrupting each other, must be normal here in NZ too haha.

  • Thanks so much for this video! I’ve read the recipe on the website tons of times but the visuals have really helped a lot. Trying this today.

  • Nice.
    Some suggestions you could use the bottle from “Bubbies live Sauerkraut”. It is almost that diameter.
    If you would start with the can of coconut milk at the temperature of a summer’s day, then you will never have chunks that are difficult to mix in.
    (Has anyone tried a blender to start the mixture? I an rather sure that the small exposure to metal blades will not hurt.)

  • Hey Dana! I was wondering if you were planning on making a recipe for yogurt using sous vide and maybe a more affordable alternative than canned coconut milk or fresh coconut pulp?

  • Thank for for the video. Does it matter how much coconut milk / how large the container is? I have a 3L can of coconut milk and a large 2L glass jar, so I wanted to do roughly 1.75L in the jar. Thanks!

  • Please, please don’t add tinny, repetitive dance music to a teaching video! After a while, I feel nauseous and irritable because my brain is trying to focus on one thing, but another noise is crashing and distracting. It gives a similar feeling to car sickness. Having said all that, I loved all the research that you did thank you. Here in the U.K. we don’t have the same brands but listening to all the pros and cons, has given me an understanding of what I should look for. And when I try this, I’ll keep going till I find a good brand. Thanks for uploading. Just let us hear the voice without music please! x

  • I can’t believe what you just said about Trader Joes can coconut milk-I agree with you 100% so disappointed with them-what happened, thought I was going crazy. After buying so many more cans and not working for me, NO MORE

  • Your mentioning polenta caught me off guard. I thought it was strictly Tyrolian with arguments by Italian tomato sauce lovers. Thanks for the recipe.

  • Hi! I’m about to try this recepie now ☺️ But I don’t live in the US so we don’t have your brands of cocunut milk. So I was wondering if there is any ingredient or other quality to look for or avoid? We also have different cans, some organic, some are not, some have guargum and others without.. Perhaps there is no way to know, just trail and error? I have an organic can with guargum at home and will try that now ☺️����‍♀️ Thank you for your video!

  • Cultured coconut milk is the absolute bomb. I use at the primary liquid in my protein drink. It actually is a pretty nice way to get a green smoothie that is primarily “kale” based, down. I use it as the creamer for my Iced coffee..which is really a “Vietnamese coffee”..

  • Aroy D abuse animals. In fact all coconut milk from Thailand involves abuse of monkeys. https://www.peta.org.au/living/ethical-coconut-products-australia-new-zealand/?fbclid=IwAR1RFJ9pQZWVHAwl_RgyZntk1hkpbgHfiA8gELsNwk3FpOpdtPlntVtltoc

  • I’ve tried this twice now, once without using the brands mentioned and today with the Whole Foods 365 brand. Both times the cans were 90 to 100% liquid, so there was no cream to work with. Maybe I would end up with homemade kefir. The two other brands recommended are really hard to find locally.

  • Hi, I know you said using store bought coconut yogurt as a probiotic had limited success but have you tried using the last of a previous home made batch to inoculate your new batch?

  • I have made your coconut yogurt 4 times now and they all have out except one time. I don’t know why but the rest have been good. I just made another just this moment. It is going in the oven with the light on for 48 hours. Yes tangy!!! Too lessen the tang 24 hours instead?
    Thank you

  • Such a great video. Thank you for going into brand specifics and cross checking ingredients and gums etc. This is half the barrier when approaching lactose free recipes so this was a huge timesaver. Two thumbs up! ����

  • We dont need can coconut,becoz alot of coconut in the market,, whereever u go u find..sme tried can coconut milk and taste is really not like fresgh ������������

  • Great video! Can you incubate JUST in the instant pot and pour into containers after it’s done? can you use mason jars loose in the pot? how important is sterilizing the containers before you fill them? My favourite toppings are blueberries, or cinnamon, or bananas and maple syrup.

  • This is so good. One note from a person that works production, don’t keep the music on a constant loop it gets very repetitive. Great information though!

  • Thai Kitchen Coconut Cream? Oh, and BTW, Thai Kitchen makes many coconut products now. For the very best coconut products, go to Asian & International food stores.

  • My aunt always made her own yoghurt and she kept the temperature constant by using a thermos. She’d fill it with boiling water to clean it, which also raised the internal temperature. Then she’d add the warm milk and culture (from a previous yoghurt batch) before incubating. It always seemed to work for her.

  • Also could you list the strains of probiotics that are in the one that you use and how many total billion are you putting in with 1 can of coconut?

  • I noticed you have some cans of milk and one of cream. Those are different in terms of fat. I would expect the cream to be thicker but is that healthier? Coconut is a saturated fat. Do you find making the yogurt to be better with one versus the other?

  • 365 brand from Wholefoods, recently changed their sourcing. I used to buy it all the time but the last couple times I bought it, quality has gone down… now it tastes like coconut oil not milk… I will try couple more times just to make sure it wasn’t a random thing, but if it will be the same oily taste I will need to find a new brand

  • COOL Video, thanks for sharing this most EXCELLENT upload and will try your method here, on the subject of “room temperature”, any temp above 75°F is good, so with this subtropical heat where the days get heated up to 88 or 89°F and at night the temp goes down to 84 or 85°F, this temp is o.k.? Uprated and greetings from Mexico!:)

  • I made this and the tapicoa just formed lumps in the coconut milk even though I made the paste first. I had to sieve it twice to try and save it! What did I do wrong?

  • Hi.. Thank you for sharing this awesome coconut yoghurt.. Your explanation is very much appreciated��.. I hope you could make a video for almond milk yoghurt and soy yoghurt.. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Thanks Anna. Yeah it was confusing, but I am glad I know now. I ordered probiotic based on your video. I just hope I can pull it off. Store bought coconut yogurt has other things added and I just want pure coco yogurt. Thanks for sharing this with us.

  • you better using milk because yogurt made from fermented bassislcc bacteria eat lactose (sugar) so the sugar eaten turn into acid. coconut yogurt taste awfull because prebiotik doesnt eat fat they prefer lactose. also canned coconut is contain preservative chemicals taste awfull than fresh coconut. sorry this just my opinion

  • If only coconut milk didn’t absolutely destroy your arterial system and heart.:( 90% of your daily recommended saturated fat in half a cup? Can’t do it. Do you have a homemade soy yogurt recipe you can share?

  • Why don’t you give recipes as so much of what you publish looks fabulous but without a recipe we all are challenged to figure out how much of each ingredient we need.

  • Awesome tips!! Thank you. I have learnt so much about making yogurt in general, not just coconut yogurt!! Thank you for your time ��������

  • Doesn’t the plain yogurt have probiotics??? How can you say there is no probiotics then???

    I was excited about this recipe, but was deceived…

  • Made sure to follow all the helpful guidelines. I tried it 2x and both times it came out smelling disgusting like sulfur. Saw some recommendations on other sites to put some sugar with it so the probiotics can feed on something? Anyone else having this problem?

  • Guys! What a negative comment section. Fermentation is obviously a mysterious process and while the 2 ingredient recipe IS simple and minimalistic, we don’t all live in the same houses or areas so of course things like products and temperatures will make our results slightly different. We should be grateful to Dana for doing such an in depth troubleshooting video ❤️ My first try went well and my second one jut failed I now know why �� thank you Minimalist Baker!!

  • thank you so much for this video. i was trying to figure out why the yogurt didnt come out right. and it was all grainy and nasty. thank youuu

  • How probiotic supplement I found 30 billion live cells but mine don’t have all 3 lives cells.
    Lactobacillus acidophilus,Lactobacillus Bulgaricus. I’m missing the other

  • Thank you for sharing this very informative recipe. I so appreciate your going through all of the process and the suggestions. I learned quite a bit today! My only suggestion is to get rid of the music, I found it distracting.

  • I just tried using coconut milk that had no meat (coconut) and it didn’t work. I added gelatin and a starter and it still didn’t work??????

  • after making the yogurt is it a good idea to use some of the last batch to culture the next one that way you don’t need to be making if with capsules every time??..

  • Hey guys don’t worry about the amount of fat, because fat does not make you fat! The low fat industry will die out when everyone studies the science!

  • I can’t get probiotics at the moment with the lockdown in Europe but I am making my own rejuvelac right now and wondered how you would substitute it given that rejuvelac is based on so much water