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How to Make Buttermilk Substitute

How to Make Buttermilk Substitute

Buttermilk is an important ingredient in many recipes. If you run out of it, do not rush to the grocery store yet! Prepare a homemade version with this easy recipe! 
Course Kitchen Tips
Cuisine American
Keyword Buttermilk Substitute
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 152kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice or vinegar


  • In a measuring cup or small bowl, mix together milk and lemon juice. Let stand for 10 minutes or until thickened.
  • Use to substitute buttermilk in recipes.



Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 322mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 276mg