Yogurt Cheese Butterflies Recipe
Have you tried making yogurt cheese yet? Basically it’s just draining the extra water out of yogurt until it’s more thick like a cream cheese consistency.
It’s a fabulous substitute to all things creamy. We mostly use it as a sandwich spread (as you would with cream cheese), but it can also be used as a high protein, low-fat substitute for mayo, sour cream, dips, or you know what would be good… mixing some with peanut butter for a creamy spread. MMM, If you could see me now, you would see me drooling.
- Scoop plain yogurt into cheese cloth (double layered), over a colander, over a bowl. My only colander is super huge, so I used the steam basket from my rice cooker.
- Put in fridge till desired consistency (the longer in the fridge, the thicker it will get) But generally overnight at least!
This time we spread it on bagels. Plain is good, but I had some strawberries, so we mixed them in.
Arranging it to look like a butterfly is always a fun way for breakfast or a snack for some kids.. My kids think they are too old for butterfly bagels.. When did that happen??
Don’t like paying for store bought yogurt, make your own!
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