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homemade buttermilk recipe

Homemade Buttermilk Substitute Recipe

2 ingredients and 5 minutes is all it takes, and you can make your own buttermilk at home! This substitute is perfect for making things like cakes, muffins, pancakes, biscuits, or any other similar treats.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cup buttermilk


  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar or fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup milk, minus 1 tablespoon


  • Fill a measuring cup with your vinegar or lemon juice. Pour the milk on top to reach one cup.
  • Stir together, and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes before using.
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