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Instant Pot Coconut Yogurt Recipe Guide

Written by: Emily Smith

Whipping up this instant pot coconut yogurt is a breeze! I simply blend coconut milk with a yogurt starter, let it ferment, and voila - creamy, tangy, homemade yogurt!

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Ever tried homemade coconut yogurt? It's my absolute favorite. I find joy in making it from scratch in my trusty little instant pot. Creamy, delectable, and bursting with rich coconut flavor, it's a must-try if you're a yogurt lover like me. It's a simple and fun process, plus it's healthier than store-bought versions. So, why not give this a whirl?

Ingredients for Creamy Coconut Yogurt in the Instant Pot

  • Coconut milk: Creamy base that gives the yogurt its rich texture and coconut flavor, perfect for a dairy-free alternative.
  • Yogurt starter culture: Contains live bacteria that ferment the coconut milk, turning it into tangy and probiotic-rich yogurt.

Essential Tools for Making Coconut Yogurt

  • Instant Pot: Essential for fermenting the coconut milk and yogurt starter culture together efficiently.
  • Yogurt starter culture: Contains live bacteria necessary for fermenting the coconut milk and turning it into yogurt.

Instant Pot Coconut Yogurt Recipe Guide

This Instant Pot Coconut Yogurt Recipe Guide will help you make delicious and creamy coconut yogurt with minimal effort. Perfect for a healthy breakfast or snack.
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 150 kcal


  • Instant Pot


Main Ingredients

  • 2 cans coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt starter culture


  • Pour the coconut milk into the Instant Pot.
  • Press the Yogurt button and adjust the time to 8 hours.
  • After 8 hours, remove the pot from the Instant Pot and let it cool.
  • Add the yogurt starter culture and mix well.
  • Cover the pot with a lid and let it sit at room temperature for 4-6 hours.
  • Refrigerate the yogurt for at least 4 hours before serving.


Ensure the coconut milk is well mixed before starting. You can add sweeteners or flavorings after the yogurt is set.


Calories: 150kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 1gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 13gSodium: 15mgPotassium: 100mgSugar: 1gCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Coconut Yogurt, Homemade Yogurt, Instant Pot Yogurt
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Can You Make Coconut Yogurt Ahead of Time or Freeze It?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the coconut yogurt as per the recipe instructions.
  • Store the yogurt in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Freezing Instructions

  • Portion the coconut yogurt into airtight containers.
  • Freeze for up to 2 months.
  • Thaw in the refrigerator before consuming.

Coconut yogurt made in an Instant Pot is a dairy-free alternative that is rich in probiotics and can be a great option for those with lactose intolerance.

Common Questions About Homemade Coconut Yogurt

How long does it take to make instant pot coconut yogurt?
It takes about 8 hours in the instant pot and an additional 4-6 hours at room temperature.
Can I use any type of coconut milk for this recipe?
Yes, you can use any brand of full-fat coconut milk for this recipe.
Do I need a yogurt starter culture for this coconut yogurt?
Yes, you will need a yogurt starter culture to make the coconut yogurt.
How should I store the coconut yogurt after making it?
Store the coconut yogurt in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving.
Can I flavor the coconut yogurt with other ingredients?
Yes, you can add flavors like vanilla extract or sweeteners after the yogurt is made.

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