Why make your own yoghurt when it is so cheap to buy? Many people prefer to make their own because they might have allergies, and having a yoghurt maker means that they can control exactly what ingredients go into the machine. Others simply prefer the taste of homemade yoghurt. Whatever your reason for buying a yoghurt maker, here are our suggestions for seven of the best:
Luvele Pure Yoghurt Maker 1.5L Glass Container – £34.95
This is the perfect machine if you want to make huge amounts of yoghurt to eat at a later date. Just pop everything into the device and set the timer. It also has three incubation temperature setting of around 36, 38 and 40 degrees C, which is ideal if you are on the SCD or the GAPS diet.
Lakeland Electric 1L Yoghurt Maker – £19.95
Lakeland have an excellent reputation for innovative devices and this is one of them. This machine makes one litre of delicious yoghurt, all you need is just a couple of spoons of natural yoghurt to get you started. You can keep the calories down by using skimmed milk, the machine is incredibly cheap to run and produces fantastic results. Comes with a recipe book and instructions.
VonShef Digital Yoghurt Maker – £14.99
This machine allows you to experiment with the thickness and flavours of your yoghurt. The 15W device is very economical to use and comes with seven white, dishwasher safe jars.
EasiYo Yogurt Maker – £9.99
Did you know that you don’t need an electrical device to make fresh yoghurt? No, neither did we until we found this yoghurt maker from EasiYo. It consists of a yoghurt jar that you simply fill with room temperature drinking water and then add a sachet of yoghurt maker, pop the top on and then fill up and add boiling water and leave to work its magic. Simple!
Severin Yoghurt Maker with 14 Glass Jars – £26.99
Lovely machine here with fancy jars to put your yoghurt into. Easy to use, just pour the milk and the starter culture into the pots, pop into the machine and leave it to do the rest. It heats to the exact temperature and has an indicator to let you know when it is ready. Comes with a 2 year warranty.
Lactoferm Automatic Yoghurt Maker YOFERM 1.5 Litre – £52.95
Fully automatic machine from Lactoferm that once you add all the ingredients will start the process and finish it all for you. It will cool down once fermentation has finished and you can add whatever ingredients you like to create all kinds of flavours. You can stop the fermentation between three to eight hours depending on how sweet or tangy you want your yoghurt to be.
Lloytron E3911WH Kitchen Perfected Yoghurt/Ice Cream Maker – £23.91
If you don’t want to fork out for a machine that only does one thing, this is your best bet. Makes not only yoghurt but ice cream as well. Large capacity of 1.5ltr means you can feed the whole family. A great compromise.