Can you use vanilla yogurt instead of plain?
Flavored yogurts such as lemon or vanilla can be substituted for plain in recipes where the flavors won’t clash.
Is vanilla yogurt the same as plain yogurt?
Although most people don’t believe there is a difference between plain and vanilla varieties of a product (e.g. yoghurt), there is in fact a difference. Plain means without any flavor whatsoever. And vanilla is a flavor, even though it’s a very mild one.
What is the difference between plain yogurt and flavored yogurt?
Plain yogurt, on the other hand has fewer calories (around 11o), fewer ingredients (milk & active cultures), and no added sugar (my favorite brand contains 7 grams of sugar and 12 grams of protein per 8 oz. Flavored yogurt actually tastes overpoweringly sweet to me now.
Can I substitute regular vanilla yogurt for Greek yogurt?
For any recipe that calls for Greek yogurt, you can substitute exactly the same amount of plain yogurt. It’s slightly less creamy and tangy, but it’s essentially Greek yogurt’s cousin.
Can you use vanilla yogurt as a starter?
1/2 cup yogurt starter (Any yogurt with live cultures works. I’d recommend plain or vanilla. Once you make your first batch, simply save 1/2 cup of the yogurt to use as starter for your next batch.)
Can I add vanilla extract to plain Greek yogurt?
Sweeten plain yogurt at home with your favorite flavors. It’s much lower in sugar than store-bought flavors. Just stir in fresh or frozen fruit (like frozen blueberries) and a dash (about 5 drops) of vanilla extract (or other extract) or a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.
What can I substitute for vanilla yogurt?
Substitute for Yogurt in Recipes
- For 1 cup of plain yogurt:
- 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk.
- 1 cup sour cream.
- 1 cup cottage cheese, blended until smooth.
Can you use regular yogurt instead of Greek in smoothies?
Can you replace Greek yogurt with plain yogurt?
Plain yogurt. Plain yogurt has a looser texture than the Greek variety. If you’re using the replacement in baking or pancakes, you can use plain yogurt as a 1:1 substitute for Greek yogurt. You can actually make Greek yogurt out of plain yogurt! Straining plain yogurt gives it a similar thick texture.