Buttermilk Substitute

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1 Tbsp lemon juice or white vinegar
enough milk to equal 1 cup or whatever the amount is needed for your recipe

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Bea L. Recipe
Well Seasoned
Crystal Coast, NC
Member Since Oct 2010
Bea's notes for this recipe:
Buttermilk prices have soared lately. Try this...it does work. I've done this many times myself.
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Stir vigorously then let stand 5 minutes. I have also used apple cider vinegar with great success. Another member has used lime juice with success as well.

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user Christy Lowrance Christy122390 - Nov 3, 2010
Thank you so much for posting this. I see so many recipes that call for buttermilk - from baking to frying chicken. Have a great day!

user Bea L. BeachChic - Nov 3, 2010
You're quite welcome, Christy and back to ya.
user Wendy Rusch snooksk9 - Nov 3, 2010
I do this too! Good Helpful tip for people!!!
user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Nov 3, 2010
Thanks Bea! I use lemon juice.... I make buttermilk French toast... yum....
user Dana Ramsey DRamsey - Nov 5, 2010
Thanks for posting this as I have come across some recipes that called for buttermilk and I never keep that on hand.

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