Milk Kefir Recipe

Craft homemade milk kefir with this step-by-step tutorial. Plus ideas for adding flavors to your kefir and vegan-friendly variations.

| April 2019


Milk kefir

Using the freshest milk possible is important here, however your milk kefir will still ferment with older milk.

Be sure to give your jar a wash and good dry beforehand, but don’t be too caught up in making a very sterile environment.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Fermentation time: 24–48 hours

Ingredients and equipment:



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