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Salton YM9 1-Quart Yogurt Maker

Salton Yogurt maker mainly comes in two models, one is YM 7 and one is YM9. Here we are going to discuss about the Salton YM9 1-Quart Yogurt Makers.

Features

The salient features of this yogurt maker are:

  • You can make up to 1 quart yogurt using this Yogurt maker
  • This has a temperature control mechanism.
  • The container inside the yogurt maker can be kept in the freezer so that you can make the frozen yogurt which is a delicious snack for both kids and adults.
  • There is no ON or OFF switch for this yogurt maker, you just have to plug and unplug it. But you have a timer at the top of the glass lid.
  • The weight of Salton YM9 1-Quart Yogurt Makers is 4 pounds and the dimensions are 8.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 inches.

Why we purchase this product

Operating Salton YM9 1-Quart Yogurt Maker is easy and you can have your favorite flavored yogurt at any time. This yogurt is temperature controlled which means you need to plug this to a plug point, though this does not feature an ON and OFF button. It weighs only about 4 pounds and is quite compact to occupy very little space.

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First mix 1 quart of milk (can be skim milk or whole milk), and half cup yogurt (plain yogurt with live culture), then pour this mix to the container. You can add dry milk powder if you want the yogurt to be thicker. Place the container inside the yogurt makers and connect the device to the power. The fermentation will start and you have to disconnect when the time is done.

You may leave the yogurt maker for 6-12 hours to get a perfectly fermented yogurt. You just have to experiment with the fermentation time and find out what fits your taste buds more (The more you leave it for fermentation more tart the yogurt will become). Salton YM9 Yogurt Maker even has a storage area at the bottom to keep the power cord after use. If you need chilled yogurt you have to keep the yogurt in the freezer after the yogurt is ready for at least 2 hours. You can serve it after that with flavor or without adding flavor. When you clean the container and lid make sure that you are using hot soapy water and dry it with warm cloth.

Pros and cons

The Salton YM9 1-Quart Yogurt Maker is temperature controlled and can make up to 1 quart of yogurt at a time. The container is freezer friendly so you can directly keep it in the freezer. The Yogurt maker does not have on/off switch; you just have to plug it into the power socket.

The lid of the container is like a dome so it is difficult to place in the freezer with the lid. You do not get the thermometer to measure the temperature, if you want to check the temperature of the milk or the mix you need to buy one.

Review about this product

I searched online to know about this product more and what customers say about this. I found that the product is durable and is easy to use. I am asking why we should spend money at store to buy the yogurt when you can make homemade yogurt using Salton YM9 1-Quart Yogurt Maker. Now you may feel it is expensive but you can recover that after several batches of homemade yogurt. You can make the yogurt at home without any yogurt maker, but it is very difficult to control the temperature. So why to worry about all these factors – just buy the Salton YM9 1-Quart Yogurt Maker to prepare your delicious yogurt snack.