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A carton of milk and a bottle of vinegar to make homemade buttermilk

Homemade Buttermilk Substitute

Course Ingredient
Cuisine American
A quick and easy homemade buttermilk substitute you can make at home for your baking and cooking needs.
Prep Time 2 mins
Total Time 2 mins
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 tbsp white vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 cup minus one tablespoon milk


  • Pour one tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice into a measuring cup. Add in milk to reach one cup volume. Gently stir then let sit for five minutes. Use as you would buttermilk in recipes.


Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 354mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 463IU | Calcium: 295mg