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Buttermilk Substitute


"Why buy buttermilk when you can make your own cheap and easy at home?"
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10 m servings 126 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cup)

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  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute white vinegar for the lemon juice, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 126 calories; 4.8 g fat; 12.7 g carbohydrates; 8.1 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 100 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Perfect for when you don't have buttermilk on hand.

I made it with 1/2 & 1/2 and lemon. It was amazing! It's my go to for buttermilk! We don't drink it but I love to cook with it so this recipe is perfect!

I add one tablespoon of lemon juice to a cup THEN add milk to equal a cup. Som recipes need exact measurements. I use the lemon for baking, but found that vinegar works well too. I am going to s...

so simple to make and amazing flavor

I made this because Jewel-Osco was out of buttermilk and I was making soda bread. It was wonderful, I will use this receipe again.

As I use only fresh lemons, it may not have enough of the acid level to change the milk. I added a tsp of Rice vinegar so as not change the culture too much. I used this to soaked my green tom...

Worked like a charm for my Banana Bread. Made the bread lighter. Love this 1.

Thank you so much for this. My friends and family love my cole slaw, but I end up with a carton of buttermilk left over since my recipe only calls for up to 1/2 cup (doubled recipe) . Thank you...

I would use this recipe again, very useful to know.