How To Make Soy Yoghurt

How to Make Soy Yoghurt

Lactose intolerant?  Crave a good yoghurt without getting bloated, or just want a break from dairy?

Well look no further because we have developed an easy method of how to make soy yoghurt.

How to Make Soy Yoghurt


You will need the following equipment

  • A yoghurt maker, or a jar large enough to hold one litre of soy milk.
  • A stainless steel pot, or glass jug if planning to heat the milk in a microwave.
  • Dairy thermometer.
  • Mini measuring spoons
  • Small Whisk
  • An esky to put the jar in, or a blanket and a warm spot if you do not have a yoghurt maker.


To make your soy yoghurt you will need;

  • 1 Litre of “Soy” milk
  • 1 Tablespoon of Sugar
    (acts as food for the culture)
  • 1 dose of Non-Dairy Yoghurt Starter Culture, approx 1/64th teaspoon (a heaped drop)
    (Up to 100 doses per sachet of culture).

Directions for making Soy Yoghurt

  1. Pour your soy milk into a 2 litre saucepan and clip on your thermometer.
  2. Add your starter culture to the soy milk and mix well to ensure the culture is evenly distributed.
  3. Mix the sugar into soy milk and warm to 40°C.
  4. Pour your milk into the yoghurt maker, or the jar you have selected.
  5. Maintain the milk mixture between 37° and 43° C for 8-12 hours, or even longer.
  6. Refrigerate your yoghurt for a couple of hours then serve whichever way you fancy!

Now, you know that a picture, or in this case a video, is worth a thousand words, so to help you all out we have created a How to make Soy Yoghurt video tutorial.


You can pick up all the necessary equipment and ingredients here in our Yoghurt Making section of the store.

Enjoy the creamiest soy yoghurt around, and best of all, you can make it yourself easily and for a lot less money than you can buy it in the supermarket!

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