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Instant Pot Coconut Milk Yogurt Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

This coconut milk yogurt is my go-to homemade treat. It's creamy, dairy-free, and so easy to whip up in my Instant Pot. Just a few simple steps and voila, deliciousness!

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Craving creamy yogurt but can't do dairy? I've got you covered! This instant pot coconut milk yogurt recipe is a game-changer. As someone who's experimented with various non-dairy options, I can confidently say this one's a winner. Rich, tangy, and incredibly simple to make, it'll become your go-to breakfast or snack. Plus, you control the sweetness level. Ready to dive in? Let's whip up some delicious, gut-friendly goodness that'll have you wondering why you didn't try this sooner!

Ingredients for Coconut Milk Yogurt

  • Coconut milk: Creamy base for the yogurt, providing richness and a hint of natural sweetness to the final product.
  • Yogurt starter culture: Essential for fermentation, helps create the tangy flavor and thick texture characteristic of yogurt.

Equipment and Tools Required

  • Instant Pot: Essential for fermenting the yogurt mixture at a consistent temperature for the required time.
  • Yogurt Starter Culture: Contains live bacteria necessary to ferment the coconut milk and turn it into yogurt.

Instant Pot Coconut Milk Yogurt Recipe

This Instant Pot Coconut Milk Yogurt is a dairy-free alternative to traditional yogurt, made with just a few simple ingredients.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Dairy-Free, Vegan
Servings 6 servings
Calories 200 kcal


  • Instant Pot
  • Jars


Main Ingredients

  • 2 cans full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt starter culture
  • 1-2 tablespoons sweetener (optional)


  • Pour the coconut milk into the Instant Pot.
  • Press the Yogurt function and adjust the time to 8 hours.
  • After 8 hours, remove the pot from the Instant Pot and let it cool.
  • Stir in the yogurt starter culture and sweetener.
  • Pour the mixture into jars and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.


Ensure the coconut milk is full-fat for the best consistency. You can use any sweetener of your choice.

Nutrition value:

Calories: 200kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 2gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 18gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 150mgSugar: 2gCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg


Keyword Coconut Milk Yogurt, Instant Pot Yogurt
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Storing and Freezing Tips for Coconut Milk Yogurt

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the coconut milk yogurt as instructed.
  • Store the yogurt in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Freezing Instructions

  • Portion the coconut milk yogurt into freezer-safe containers.
  • Freeze for up to 2 months.
  • Thaw in the refrigerator before consuming.

Coconut milk yogurt can be a great dairy-free alternative for those with lactose intolerance or dairy allergies.

Common Questions About Making Instant Pot Coconut Milk Yogurt

How long does it take to make instant pot coconut milk yogurt?
It takes about 8 hours to make instant pot coconut milk yogurt, including the fermentation time.
Can I use low-fat coconut milk for this recipe?
It's best to use full-fat coconut milk for a creamier and thicker yogurt consistency.
Do I need a yogurt function on my instant pot to make this recipe?
Yes, you will need the yogurt function on your instant pot to make coconut milk yogurt.
Can I skip adding sweetener to the coconut milk yogurt?
Yes, you can skip adding sweetener if you prefer a tangier yogurt flavor.
How long can I store the coconut milk yogurt in the refrigerator?
You can store the coconut milk yogurt in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

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