Buttermilk Substitute

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

For when I do not have buttermilk on hand.

Top Review by lazyme

Super simple! I used this for some buttermilk pancakes and it worked really well. Thanks for sharing. Made for Bargain Basement Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place lemon juice in a liquid measuring cup.
  2. Add enough milk to bring the liquid up to the one-cup line.
  3. Let stand for five minute.
  4. Then, use as much as your recipe calls for.
  5. If you put it in the refrigerator for 5 minutes it will thicken.
  6. Refrigerate any unused portions.

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