Need Buttermilk Substitute

Decorating By Delynn Updated 23 May 2008 , 12:03am by cakenewbiekgm

Delynn Posted 22 May 2008 , 2:33pm
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Anyone have the substitute for buttermilk? Ahhhh I just printed it out the other day. ___ milk + ___ lemon juice + ____ ?

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awolf24 Posted 22 May 2008 , 2:37pm
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here is a link with several great options:

Texas_Rose Posted 22 May 2008 , 2:52pm
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I just looked it up a few minutes ago...I'm making banana bread. There are a couple of different ways to do it. I used a tablespoon of vinegar, then add milk to fill up a 1 cup measure, and let it stand for five minutes.

It didn't thicken like buttermilk but it tasted right.

diane Posted 22 May 2008 , 4:21pm
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i use the same recipe as texas_rose! icon_lol.gif
always works for me. thumbs_up.gif

Amia Posted 22 May 2008 , 4:27pm
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Ditto Texas_Rose! I never buy buttermilk, it's a waste for me. I always use the sour milk sub in my red velvet cakes and it turns out great! thumbs_up.gif

iamlis Posted 22 May 2008 , 4:28pm
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I add the Vinegar to regular milk just like Texas Rose too, works like a charm!

SugarBakerz Posted 22 May 2008 , 4:41pm
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uuugggghhhh I know I saw a recipe the other day that someone (sorry I don't know who) posted with substitutions options to use when you were in a pinch... I thought I saved it to my recipes but it isn't in there... it had that on there the buttermilk, lemon juice thing.... did anyone else save it, it was a great tool! Or if the OP sees this, can you tell us where to find it?

TC123 Posted 22 May 2008 , 4:45pm
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I use 1TB lemon juice and add milk to make one cup. I allow mine to sit for about 5-10 minutes and it gets real thick. thumbs_up.gif

jonicca Posted 22 May 2008 , 7:57pm
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One more vote for vinegar and milk. I've heard about lemon juice but I've never tried it.

cakenewbiekgm Posted 23 May 2008 , 12:03am
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There is a tip in Women's world that says mix 1 cup of milk with 1 tbs lemon juice for every cup of buttermilk. Let the mixture sit for 10 minutes before adding to the recipe. Sounds like this is the same thing you read.

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