can you freeze yogurt

Can you freeze yogurt?

Yes, you absolutely can freeze yogurt. It’s important to understand that when you freeze yogurt you will change the texture and consistency slightly, but there are things you can do to both mitigate that as well take advantage of it.

How to freeze yogurt successfully

There are several things to consider when freezing yogurt, from container size, temperature, and eventual thawing techniques, there are many things you can do to make sure you maintain the highest quality yogurt possible.

Freezing Greek yogurt?

Greek yogurt is traditionally yogurt that has been well strained creating a thicker, richer, and far more tart product than Danish style yoghurt like Dannon. Good examples of greek yogurt you might have seen would be Oikos, Chobani, or Fage. I prefer freezing greek yogurt because of its lower water content.

Making frozen yogurt or yogurt pops

I love making yogurt at home, thanks to incredibly yogurt makers like these or the yogurt setting on your instant pot it’s easier to make high-quality yogurt at home than ever before. One of the unintended consequences of making my own has been that I have more yogurt at times than I know what to do with.

How long does frozen yogurt last?

Frozen yogurt can last for up to 6 months in the freezer before any noticeable change in quality or flavor. Personally, I don’t like to freeze ingredients for more than 2-3 months because I’ve noticed the introduction of some off-flavors but that’s probably more to do with my specific freezer than anything else.

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