For each 1 cup buttermilk called for in a recipe, use 1 cup plain yogurt or sour cream;
1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar plus enough milk to make 1 cup;
1 cup milk plus 1 3/4 tablespoons cream of tartar;
1/4 cup buttermilk powder and 1 cup water.
Making a recipe that calls for buttermilk? Use this simple substitute, and you won't need to buy any:
Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Milk (just under one cup)
- 1 Tablespoon white vinegar or lemon juice
1. Place a Tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice in a liquid measuring cup.
2. Add enough milk to bring the liquid up to the one-cup line.3. Let stand for five minute. Then, use as much as your recipe calls for.