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Buttermilk recipes

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Put buttermilk to good use with our best-ever bakes, savoury salads and fried chicken. These mouth-watering recipes are great for entertaining.

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  • A lemon & buttermilk pound cake with the first slice cut

    Lemon & buttermilk pound cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.44 ratings

    This buttermilk pound cake has a dense, moist crumb and bags of lemon flavour to cut through the richness. Make it for afternoon tea or for a summer picnic

  • Buttermilk scones being spread with topping

    Basic buttermilk scones

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    These savoury scones are perfect with potted fish. Make early in the day then warm before serving, for the best results

  • Gingery buttermilk scones

    Gingery buttermilk scones

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    A teaspoon of ground ginger adds warmth to classic scones - try with homemade Rhubarb & ginger jam and clotted cream

  • Buttermilk fried chicken

    Buttermilk fried chicken

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.17 ratings

    Follow this step-by-step recipe for foolproof fried chicken - dip in buttermilk batter for a golden, seasoned crust and sweet, tender chicken

  • Buttermilk & sultana scones

    Buttermilk & sultana scones

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 ratings

    A classic teatime treat goes gluten-free- serve with butter, jam, fresh fruit, clotted cream or a combination of your choice

  • Herby buttermilk mash

    Herby buttermilk mash

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    This mash recipe involves beating your potatoes so the result is super-smooth, flavoured with parsley, dill and chives

  • Buttermilk caramel puddings

    Buttermilk caramel puddings

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.1 rating

    A foolproof make-ahead spin on a crème caramel, using just five ingredients. The perfect winter dinner party dessert for those with a sweet tooth

  • stack of buttermilk pancakes with pecans and apples

    Buttermilk pancakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.15 ratings

    These fluffy American-style buttermilk pancakes are best made fresh and served up for brunch with our decadent apple and pecan topping

  • Cobb salad with buttermilk ranch dressing

    Cobb salad with buttermilk ranch dressing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Get three of your five-a-day from this chicken and bacon salad, which can be adapted to use leftover turkey and is packed with protein and vitamins

  • A bowl of buttermilk, brown sugar & rye bread ice cream with a spoon alongside

    Buttermilk, brown sugar & rye bread ice cream

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try buttermilk ice cream instead of vanilla — it has the same richness but is balanced by a nice acidity. Garnish with crispy caramelised breadcrumbs

  • American biscuits with bowl of stew

    American biscuits

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    They might be known as biscuits in America, but they taste like a savoury scone and are perfect for scooping up chowder sauce

  • Irish soda bread

    Irish soda bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.181 ratings

    Get the taste of Ireland with this fresh, no-fuss soda bread

  • Polenta-crusted chicken with cornbread

    Polenta-crusted chicken with cornbread

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Soak chicken thighs and drumsticks in buttermilk, then coat in paprika and cayenne batter and fry. Serve with homemade southern-style bread

  • Next level fried chicken on a wire tray

    Next level fried chicken

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.52 ratings

    Choose boneless thighs to make the ultimate fried chicken. For the coating, we've come up with a method that results in the crispiest finish ever

  • Ultimate scones

    Ultimate scones

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.113 ratings

    Learn the secret of making perfect scones every time, with Angela Nilsen's ultimate recipe

  • Quick chilli cornbread

    Quick chilli cornbread

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.35 ratings

    This spicy, dense bread is an ideal accompaniment for soup or chowder - it's ready in less than an hour

  • A serving of buttermilk corn pancakes with bacon & maple syrup

    Buttermilk corn pancakes with bacon & maple syrup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy our buttermilk corn pancakes with bacon and maple syrup for an American-style brunch. If you can't get hold of buttermilk, you can easily make your own

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