Hanged yoghurt

Hanged yoghurt
Makes: 250 gr
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  • 500 gr yoghurt
  1. Place a sieve in a bowl without it touching the bottom.
  2. Moisten a tea towel and line the sieve.
  3. Pour the yoghurt in the lined sieve and place in the refrigerator to drain for several hours. The liquid will drain though the cloth in the bowl.
  4. Scoop the thickened yoghurt from the tea towel in a clean container and flavour as desired with, for example, vanilla, icing sugar, fresh fruit or some whipped cream.
  5. Store in the fridge until needed.
Stuff to know
This recipe will yield 250 gr thickened yoghurt.
The Dutch name for this thickened yoghurt is hangop, literally meaning ‘hanged yoghurt’.
Use it in desserts as an alternative to creme fraiche.