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  • How do you substitute buttermilk for milk in a recipe?

  • Most of the time you’ll have to take some regular milk and sour it deliberately, to make a substitute for buttermilk in your recipes. It’s not hard 鈥?you just have to add a tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice to each cup of milk and wait a few minutes.

  • Can you mix sour cream and buttermilk together?

  • Just as you can combine milk with cream, you can do the same. Bearing in mind that sour cream will have a thicker consistency and so adding buttermilk will slightly thin it, the same way adding sour cream to buttermilk will thicken it. Again, be cautious of the change in fat content when combining.

  • Can you use cream of tartar instead of buttermilk?

  • Cream of tartar is another useful acidic substance known as potassium bitartrate. Like white vinegar, cream of tartar offers a neutral taste that can be mixed with milk to substitute for buttermilk. For every 1 cup of milk, use 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar.

  • Can I use kefir instead of buttermilk?

  • You can use water instead of milk. Plain kefir is fermented milk that has a high volume of lactic acid, which makes it an ideal substitute for buttermilk. It offers the same consistency and does not need to be mixed with another ingredient, so you can use one cup of kefir to replace one cup of buttermilk.