How to substitute Buttermilk

This homemade buttermilk substitute comes together in 5 minutes and requires only 2 ingredients.

Buttermilk is definitely an ingredient you don’t want to omit. Creamy and tangy that brings beautiful flavor and tenderness to be sweet and savory recipes. The buttermilk’s acidity also reacts with the baking powder or baking soda, leaving a delicious and delightfully light texture.

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No need to panic if you don’t have buttermilk in your kitchen. With two basic ingredients, you can make a homemade buttermilk substitute for any recipe.

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You will need:

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice or white vinegar
  • 1 cup milk


  1. In a small bowl, add 1 cup of milk.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon white vinegar or lemon juice.
  3. Stir, then allow it to sit at room temperature for 5 to 10 minutes.


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