Homemade Buttermilk Substitute – easy way to get buttermilk substitute in 10 minutes using 2 ingredients that you certainly have in your fridge.
When you want to make your pancakes tender and light, you use buttermilk because acid in it reacts with baking soda or baking powder and produces small air bubbles in your batter.
Traditional buttermilk is a liquid left behind after churning butter out of cream. Here you will learn how to make fermented soured milk which can successfully replace traditional buttermilk in many recipes. You will get thinner, slightly acidic liquid with very small curds.
Vegans can use non-dairy milk to make buttermilk substitute following this same recipe.
Use this buttermilk substitute in recipes like Pancakes, Scones, Soda Bread, marinades for chicken and pork.
- 1 cup milk dairy or non-dairy (I used 2% dairy milk)
- 1 Tablespoon lemon juice or white vinegar
In a cup, combine milk with lemon juice. Let stand about 10 minutes.
Use instead of buttermilk in your recipes.