ChristineJ Posted 3 Oct 2012 , 10:04pm
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Please , Can someone tell me the way to make buttermilk without having buttermilk on hand. I need 1 C. Thank you all.

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KLCCrafts Posted 3 Oct 2012 , 10:11pm
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Put 1 T of vinegar in your measuring cup and add enough regular milk to equal 1 cup. This will make sour milk after standing for a few mintues. I have also heard you can use lemon juice instead of the vinegar.

FromScratchSF Posted 3 Oct 2012 , 10:21pm
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What do you need it for? Sure, you can add acid by adding lemon juice or vinegar to milk, but you won't get the benefits of using real cultured buttermilk - which is cultures and flavor.

If you don't have buttermilk on hand I recommend you replace it with either sour cream or plain yogurt. Both have flavor and cultures and can be interchanged very easily.

Good luck!

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