Video: How to Make SCD Heavy Cream Yogurt

Making yogurt using heavy cream is easy! I love it for making special occasion desserts. Some of my favorites are:

You can also combine it with your regular SCD yogurt or coconut milk to make ice cream or just use it as a dessert topping.

Check out my video on how to make this great-tasting yogurt!

You can check out my 24-hour SCD Instant Pot Yogurt demo here.

SCD Heavy Cream Yogurt

24-hour SCD yogurt made with heavy cream.

Cuisine SCD
Keyword scd diet, scd yogurt, specific carbohydrate diet
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 1 day
Cooling time 10 hours
Total Time 1 day 10 hours 35 minutes
Servings 1 pint


  • 1 pint heavy cream Make sure no gums or carageenan
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt for starter Or use powdered yogurt start. Make sure starter has the correct cultures for SCD.
  • 2 – 4 tbsp honey Optional
  • 1 – 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract Optional


  1. Heat hevy cream to 180 – 185 degrees (or use boil function on Instant Pot with yogurt setting)

  2. Cool to 90 – 100Ā° F

  3. Whisk half the cooled heavy cream with 1/2 cup yogurt

  4. Stir mixture in with cooled milk

  5. Incubate in yogurt maker or Instant Pot for 24 hours

  6. Chill yogurt in fridge for about 8 hours

  7. Add chilled yogurt, honey, and vanilla to mixing bowl or stand mixer bowl. Beat on high speed for 2 – 3 minutes until yogurt is of desired fluffiness.

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Sherry Lipp

Sherry is a writer/blogger specializing in entertainment and food writing. She has been following a gluten, grain, and sugar-free diet for over 15 years and is the author of Don't Skip Dessert: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free & Sugar-Free Sweet Treats. She also enjoys writing about movies and television. You can find her entertainment articles at

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