How to Make Buttermilk

Homemade Buttermilk Substitute

Make buttermilk substitute easily using ingredients from your pantry!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 Cup
Author Cherie L.


  • 1 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1 tbsp Distilled White Vinegar or Lemon Juice


  • Measure milk in a measuring jug, making sure measurement is taken at eye level. (1 cup is about 240ml)
  • Add in distilled white vinegar or lemon juice. Stir to combine.
  • Leave the milk aside for about 10-15 mins, and you should see curdled milk. It is ready to be used.
    How to Make Buttermilk