How to Make Buttermilk
Recipe type: Basic Substitute
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Serves: 1
An easy way to make a buttermilk substitute for your baking needs.
  • ¾ cup plus 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice or white vinegar (cider vinegar works,too)
  1. Add the milk and lemon juice together and stir.
  2. Allow the milk to rest for at least 5 minutes but no longer than 10 minutes.
  3. When the milk is slightly curdled, the buttermilk is ready to use.
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