The yogurt business is big business. They are available in a bewildering array of styles and flavors. Some offer medicinal and dietary effects, some such as the pro-biotic and organic varieties cater for the health conscious. There are even yogurts for the lactose intolerant.
Rather than adding yogurt to the weekly shop, why not make your own? It’s cheaper, and by leaving out preservatives, flavorings and colorants its healthier, and it’s fun. You can also tailor your yogurt to your and your family’s exact requirements.
Here’s a list of the top 10 best yogurt makers hitting the market in 2015 You should be able to find one to make your favorite flavor and consistency.
Table of Contents
- 1 T-fal YG232 Balanced Living Yogurt Maker with LCD Timer, White
- 2 Aroma AYM-606 8-Cup Digital Yogurt Maker
- 3 Euro Cuisine GY50 Greek Yogurt Maker
- 4 Yogourmet Electric Yogurt Maker
- 5 Yogourmet Multi Electric Yogurt Maker with CBA Starter
- 6 Cuisinart CYM-100 Electronic Yogurt Maker with Automatic Cooling, White
- 7 Euro Cuisine YM80 Yogurt Maker
- 8 Euro-Cuisine YM100 Automatic Yogurt Maker
- 9 Tribest Yolife YL-210 Yogurt Maker
- 10 Automatic Digital Yogurt Maker
T-fal YG232 Balanced Living Yogurt Maker with LCD Timer, White
This a good one to start off the list and one most people would be happy with. The maker is easy to use and the starter kit comes with seven 5.5 ounce production and storage jars. The jars keep the product fresh for 7 to 10 days. A feature not commonly found on makers is that the jars come with adjustable date codes showing the expiration date. The T-fal configuration allows you to make different flavors for each member of the family.
The T-fal maker features an automatic off function and an adjustable timer. The manufacturer offers a 1 year warranty. The box you buy includes a recipe books
Aroma AYM-606 8-Cup Digital Yogurt Maker
The budget Aroma unit features 8 separate, BPA-free yogurt cups. The unit features an easy-to-use programmable LCD display that can be set to control start and processing times. As a consequence it is easy to manage the yogurt’s tartness and texture. The eight individual cups include leak-resistant lids act as both storage jars and eating bowls making them ideal for school lunches and healthy snacking on-the-go. An added bonus, they are dishwasher proof.
Euro Cuisine GY50 Greek Yogurt Maker
This Ero-friendly unit makes Greek yogurt and other Greek delights like tzatziki. Essentially a strainer, you just add up to 2 quarts of plain yogurt to the acrylic strainer, cover and place in the fridge and in just a few hours start enjoying Greek yogurt dishes, breakfast to dessert and everything in between.
Yogourmet Electric Yogurt Maker
This is a straight forward and easy to use yogurt maker. Making up to about four pints of yogurt at a time, it is one of the larger units on the market. Obviously ideal for the larger family. Used with several different preparation and storage dishes, a range of flavors and textures is possible.
Operation is very simple, just press the on button to start. Press again to stop.
Yogourmet Multi Electric Yogurt Maker with CBA Starter
While the previous Yogourmet model was simple and easy to use, this model offers more features and functions, but still sports the same 2 quart capacity, and only the one button, on/off. The extra items that you receive with this purchase are a cheese strainer and a thermometer. One final bonus is a CBA starter kit allowing you to make probiotic yogurts. Ideal for the health conscious.
Cuisinart CYM-100 Electronic Yogurt Maker with Automatic Cooling, White
While performing the yogurt making process perfectly, this model sports the added feature of cooling the yogurt after manufacture.
It is easy to use, has a simple menu function and provides a programmable auto-off feature. Capacity is around 50 ounces. The stainless steel styling is easy to clean and complements any kitchen.
Euro Cuisine YM80 Yogurt Maker
A favourite with many purchasers, this inexpensive unit comes with six glass PBA free easy to clean preparation and storage containers. One gripe is that there is no auto shut-off feature. Rather than having a digital display indicating the remaining preparation time, indicator lights show the outstanding time.
It works and looks good in your kitchen.
Euro-Cuisine YM100 Automatic Yogurt Maker
This is the YM80 with auto-shut-off. The exterior design has been slightly remodeled, so it looks similar to the YM80. Even though the unit has a timer, the Auto Shut-Off feature prevents spoilage by preventing over-heating.
Tribest Yolife YL-210 Yogurt Maker
This is a premium attractive looking unit at a keen price. It comes with seven six ounce east to clean glass jars. A yogurt batch takes about 12 hours to make, operating at 110 degrees to guarantee a smooth yogurt.
Automatic Digital Yogurt Maker
Of all the yogurt makers we reviewed, this good-looking unit has grabbed the top spot on our list. The unit comes with seven 6 ounce easy to clean jars, an auto-timer, and a facility to display expiry dates on the jars. An integral LCD display ensure that you don’t overcook the yogurt.