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Homemade Buttermilk

Homemade Buttermilk

  • Author: A Family Feast
  • Prep Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup
  • Category: make your own
  • Method: stir
  • Cuisine: American


1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice**

1 cup whole milk (You can also use 1% or 2% milk fat)


Measure lemon juice into a one-cup measuring cup, then add milk to the 1-cup line. Whisk and let sit five minutes then use in any recipe that calls for buttermilk.

Store in refrigerator until ready to use. Freeze extra in a zipper seal bag for use in a later recipe.


*The proportions are 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to 1/3 cup of milk. Adjust up or down to suit your needs. Our recipe uses 3 teaspoons (1 tablespoon of lemon juice to 1 cup of milk)

**Distilled white vinegar can be used as the acid in place of lemon juice.

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