Cuisinart was started in 1971 and has been a major player in the small appliances market.
Most of the units in Cuisinart come with ice cream makers and automatic cooling and therefore they do not have many cheap options.
Capacity of 1.5 litres (50 ounces)
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Timer controls to set the recommended fermenting time
LED display to track the time
All types of milk including regular, soy, rice and almond.
You can use any kind of milk, including whole milk, 2%, 1%,nonfat, pasteurized, homogenized, organic, raw, cow, goat, soybean, and more. Fuller-fat milks produce thicker yogurts.
This uses thermophilic culture which needs an elevated temperature to make yogurt.
The average fermentation time is 6 hours
The built-in cooling systems chills and makes frozen yogurt for you. The automatic cooling also enables this to function as icecream maker.
The body is of stainless steel which is good to look at.
3 year warranty
The Cuisinart CYM-100 is easy to use. Since it has auto cooling which eliminates the pain of moving the yogurt into the freezer to get frozen yogurt. This saves a lot of time and is the main feature above the cheaper yogurt makers that are available in the market.
It prepares the yogurt at just a click of one switch.
Cuisinart CYM-100 is the only frozen yogurt maker and also can be used for ice creams.
Cleaning this maker is easy. It should be cleaned after each use so that the food does not dry on it. It can be washed with warm soap water or placed in the dishwasher. The base can be wiped with a damp cloth and dried immediately.
It is expensive than the other yogurt makers. But the additional benefits do weigh over the cost.
How to make yogurt in CYM-100
There are additional accessories that you can buy separately at Cuisinart website. These include:
Detachable chord (CYM-100DC)
Batch Container Lid (CYM-100BCL)
Batch Container (CYM-100BC)
Unit Lid (CYM-100UL)
You can check steps on How to operate in the manual – http://www.cuisinart.ca/pdf/ibs/en/CYM-100C_en.pdf
Frequently asked questions
Does the appliance heat the milk?
No, it does not heat the milk. You need to do it manually and let it cool before putting it in the machine.
Can you adjust the temperature in this?
No, the temperature cannot be adjusted. But if you heat the milk to 110 degrees initially and then leave the clear plastic cover off the temperature will stay right at around 110 degrees. The cooler you get the temperature, the thinner will be yogurt made.
Can I make Greek yogurt with this?
Ice cream makers and frozen yogurt
Cuisinart has other popular ice cream and frozen yogurt makers. These can help you making flavored and frozen yogurts with plain yogurt that you have prepared.
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