Homemade Buttermilk Recipe: How to Make Buttermilk at Home in 5 Minutes for Baking & Cooking Cooking Tips

30Seconds Food
2 years ago

Buttermilk is used in all sorts of recipes, especially when baking. If you find yourself out of buttermilk for a recipe, what's a cook to do? Make your own! This easy homemade buttermilk recipe is ready in about five minutes.

Use whatever milk you prefer to make buttermilk. The ratio is 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice to 1 cup of milk. So simple. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: Makes 1 cup


Here's how to make it:

  1. Add the lemon juice or vinegar to the milk. Stir. 
  2. Let the milk sit for about 5 minutes or until it begins to separate (curdle). 

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Comments (3)

Elisa Schmitz
My dad loved buttermilk. Had no idea it was so simple to make at home. Easy way to always have some on hand in minutes!
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