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How to make Buttermilk

Knowing how to make buttermilk at home will save you time and money! Plus learn about all the subsitutes you can use for buttermilk.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword buttermilk, how to
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 3kcal
Author Dorothy Kern
Cost $2


  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 scant cup milk 2% or nonfat, whole is fine


  • Add vinegar or lemon juice to a measuring cup. Add milk to the 1 cup line. Let sit for 5 minutes. Use in place of buttermilk.



Serving: 1cup | Calories: 3kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g