How long does homemade yogurt last?

Discussion in 'Dairy' started by Tawnya, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Tawnya

    Tawnya Well-Known Member

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    We were given a yogurt maker and are planning on trying it out this week.

    But I wanted to find out how long it is good? I am assuming it will keep 3-4 days, since it doesn't have all the preservatives to prolong its shelf-life like store bought?

    It really isn't an issue since I have 2 that will eat multiple containers a day if I let them, but want to know just to be on the safe side.

    Thanks!
     
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    linn Well-Known Member Supporter

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    oregon woodsmok Well-Known Member Supporter

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    At least a week. I don't think it actually goes bad. It just gets stronger.
     
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    Chixarecute Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Mine has lasted 3-4 weeks, as long as the utensils I use to portion it out are clean.
     
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    whodunit Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Following Fankhauser recipe for yogurt we have had yogurt last a year in an unopened jar. I am impressed!