Cuisinart Pure Indulgence Automatic Frozen Yogurt

Everybody loves frozen desserts, be it yogurt, ice cream or sorbet. Cuisinart frozen great yogurt maker helps you make these desserts at home. Sounds great, isn’t it? I am going to list out the features, advantages and disadvantages of this product here. Read on.


The Cuisinart frozen dessert maker is an asset to the kitchen if you and your family enjoy frozen desserts a lot. Below are the features of this kitchen gadget.

  • Cuisinart frozen yogurt has the capacity to hold up to 2 quarts of frozen desserts.
  • The gadget comes with the lid which has an opening at the top so that you can add your mixing, once the dessert is ready.
  • The machine has a double insulated freezer container to make the frozen desserts and a mixing blade which can be connected to the motor for the churning process.
  • You can get the dessert ready within 25 minutes
  • The stainless steel motor base has a place to tuck the power cord in.
  • The package comes with an instruction and recipe book.

Why should I buy this product?

This is a machine which can be used to make ice cream, frozen great yogurt maker and even sorbet at home. You just have to turn on the motor and put in the ingredients. The heavy duty motor gets the desserts ready within 25 minutes. The freezer container (bowl) can hold up to 2 quarts of desserts. The fully automatic paddle for mixing the ingredients makes the process easy. Not only that you can add other mix-ins once the frozen desserts are ready to keep in the freezer. This is facilitated with an opening in the closing lid.

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To use this machine you just have to make sure that the container was kept in the freezer for 24 hours covered for better and faster results. For plain Cuisinart frozen yogurt maker you will have to add yogurt, Greek yogurt (if you need it really thick) and sugar to the freezer container. Once the churning starts the Cuisinart frozen yogurt will be ready within 25 minutes which is an easy process since you can set the timer on it. The product weighs around 14 pounds and the dimensions are 16 x 11 x 10.5 inches. The package also has a recipe book in it along with the user manual. Now you do not have to search for recipes. So this is a whole package for you since you can make ice cream and sorbet also with this.

Advantages and disadvantages

The freezer bowl can hold up to 2 quarts which is big enough for a family of 4. It does not take much time to prepare the frozen yogurt (just need maximum of 25 minutes). You can even make sorbet, and ice cream. There is a place to tuck in the cord so that you can keep the machine clean and tidy. The recipe book included helps you make delicious desserts at home. The ingredient spout allows you to add the mix-ins at the end (this should be done in the last 5 minutes).

First of all let me remind you that this is a frozen dessert maker not the conventional great yogurt maker. You have to first make the yogurt and then churn it in Cuisinart Pure Indulgence for the frozen treat. The power cord is short so you will have to move the machine around to get it connected to the socket.

The verdict

In simple words, this is the best product to make frozen desserts. But if you are in a search for just a yogurt maker this is not the product for you. But as I said before if you are a frozen dessert fan, this is a must have gadget in your kitchen.

Cuisinart CYM-100 Electronic Yogurt Maker

Nowadays man is inventing machines which can perform almost all of their day to day activities. The yogurt maker also is such a machine so we can also say that it is yogurt machine. which relieves you from the hassle of finding out the correct ingredients for mixing (milk or soya milk and culture). You can make yogurt with cow milk or soya milk using Cuisinart CYM -100 Electronic yogurt maker.

Key features:

You can make either plain or flavored yogurt using this yogurt maker and it has a cooling system within it so that once the fermentation is done the yogurt maker will automatically switch to cooling mode. The operation of the yogurt maker is made easy by giving the buttons to start, stop, increase or decrease the fermentation time. The sleek design makes this yogurt maker compact so that it will not take up much space in your kitchen counter. This Cuisinart CYM -100 Electronic yogurt maker weighs 7 pounds and you can make 50 ounce of yogurt at a time.

Why we purchase this product?

Before answering this question I have to ask whether you like yogurt. If the answer is yes; you should buy Cuisinart CYM -100 Electronic yogurt maker and see how effectively you can make yogurt at home. The main reason is the easiness to handle this yogurt maker. You just have to put in the ingredients, set the fermentation time, press the start button and forget about the rest. The machine will start the cooling process automatically when the fermentation is done and until you switch off the unit it will be in cooling mode. Even if the mix of milk and culture is not perfect the Cuisinart CYM -100 Electronic yogurt maker adjusts the temperature and performs the fermentation so that you can enjoy rich and thick flavored yogurt.

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Since this yogurt maker does not take up much space you can keep it anywhere in your kitchen counter. We all know about the nutritional benefits of yogurt that it contains good bacteria and probiotics which help in digestion. The LED display tells you whether the fermentation is going on (shows the fermentation time left) or the cooling has started (shows “C” in the display). The Cuisinart CYM -100 Electronic yogurt maker does all the work by itself and you can make almost 50 ounces of curd at a time. The 50 ounces of yogurt gives you six 8-ounce servings of yogurt at a time and will be ready for serving.

Pros & cons:

You just have to add the ingredients (cow milk or soya milk, and active cultures) with the flavor of your choice and press start after selecting the fermentation time. Once the fermentation time is over the cooling starts automatically but it is not fast as refrigerator. It takes 8 to 12 hours to make the temperature to 43 Fahrenheit. You may tell that you cannot control the temperature level in this but there are only few available in the market. You cannot make different flavors of yogurt since you can add only one flavor at a time. You will have to mix the flavor at the time of serving.

Verdict of the product:

The Cuisinart CYM -100 Electronic yogurt maker is expensive when compared to some other yogurt makers in the market. Above are the features, positives and negatives of The Cuisinart CYM -100 Electronic yogurt maker and now you will be in a position to decide whether you should buy this product or not. If you ask me you can buy this yogurt maker if you are one who does not want to worry about the fermentation (whether it is happening correctly) and are ready to spend a few bucks more.