Homemade Fage-Style Yogurt

Recipe by Maiya
READY IN: 20hrs 10mins
YIELD: 1 quart


  • 1
    gallon whole milk
  • 1
    pint whipping cream
  • 6
    ounces fage yogurt, don't use the 0% (not sure of the container size, I use the small ones that come with fruit or honey topping)


  • In a large pot, heat the milk and cream to 185F, stirring occasionally.
  • Let cool to 110-115F, stirring occasionally.
  • When mixture has cooled to 110-115F, stir a little bit into the Fage you are using as a starter,and then mix the fage into the milk/cream mix.
  • Place in the over with the oven light on for 14 hours.
  • Line a colander with cheesecloth and place in a sink or a large bowl.
  • Pour the yogurt into the colander and tie off the ends of the cheesecloth.
  • Place the colander in a large bowl, and place in the fridge for 4-6 hours.