Recipe: Yoghurt cubes

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Recipe: Yoghurt cubes

People challenged by cutlery can pick yoghurt cubes up with their fingers.

HammondCare’s executive chef, Peter Morgan-Jones, has agreed to share the following recipe with Palliative Matters readers from his cookbook, "It's All About the Food Not the Fork! 107 Easy to Eat Meals in a Mouthful”.

This is a modified texture recipe which can be eaten by hand. It is suitable for people on regular, soft, minced and pureed diets.

Serves 4
Prep 5 minutes
Cook 2 minutes

180ml milk
2 tbsp castor sugar
½ tsp vanilla essence
2 tbsp milk powder
240ml yoghurt
8 (1g) scoops Shape It gel powder (available from
Extra virgin olive oil

In a saucepan, combine milk, sugar, vanilla and milk powder. Bring to a simmer. Add 5 scoops of gel powder and simmer for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and add yoghurt slowly. Stir well until combined.
Spray a non-stick container with oil and pour in yoghurt mixture. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate until set.
Turn out onto a chopping board and cut into 3cm cubes.

Add to bircher muesli for an excellent breakfast.
Serve at room temperature.
Ensure no fluids from condensation remain on the plate (drain before serving).