Homemade Essentials: Tangy Buttermilk

Andy Anderson !


This is pretty much the DIY buttermilk recipe that you have used like forever, but with one additional ingredient that I believe takes it over the top… buttermilk powder, but more on that later.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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20 Min
No-Cook or Other


How to Make Homemade Essentials: Tangy Buttermilk


  2. Why Buttermilk Powder? Well, if you have buttermilk powder, you can mix it with water to get buttermilk…
    Question: Have you ever tasted buttermilk powder dissolved in water?
    I do not know what that stuff is, but is sure does not taste like buttermilk to me. However, when you add a bit to this recipe, it really gives the buttermilk a deep rich flavor; almost as if you are drinking fresh cultured buttermilk.
    Not all buttermilk powders are created equal. This is the brand, I have been using for years:
  3. If I have a choice between the vinegar and lemon juice, I think the freshly-squeezed lemon juice, wins out.
  4. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  5. Pour the milk into a container, and let it sit on the countertop for about 15 minutes, just to take the chill off.
  6. Add the buttermilk powder, whisk to combine, and let stand for 5 minutes.
  7. Add the vinegar, or lemon juice, and let stand an additional 10 minutes.
  8. Whisk to combine, and place in the fridge until needed.
  10. Use in any recipe that calls for buttermilk, or just pour a glass and drink it. Enjoy.
  11. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Homemade Essentials: Tangy Buttermilk

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium Wheat Free Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Yummy #COOKING

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