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Homemade buttermilk

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • plus 10 mins standing
  • Easy
  • Makes 250ml

Making homemade buttermilk is surprisingly easy. Use it in pancakes and cakes, as a marinade for fried chicken or for salad dressings

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per 100ml
NutrientUnit
kcal60
fat3g
saturates2g
carbs4g
sugars4g
fibre0g
protein3g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 250ml whole or semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice or vinegar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the milk and lemon juice in a jug. Leave at room temperature for 5-10 mins until the milk has thickened slightly. It won’t thicken as much as traditional buttermilk, but it’s a great substitute when making scones, soda bread or pancakes. Don’t worry if the mixture looks curdled or has small white lumps in it, it will be fine once cooked. 

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