Learn how to make your own buttermilk on the homestead, and make it your new homemade kitchen staple!
In this article:
- What is Buttermilk?
- Here’s the List of Ingredients You’ll Need
- And Here Are the Tools We’ll Be Using Today
- How to Make Buttermilk Tutorial
How to Make Buttermilk With Just 2 Ingredients
What is Buttermilk?
Buttermilk is the lightly sour liquid that is left after butter has been made from milk or cream. The sourness of it comes from milk's acid, which is lactic acid.
This kind of milk is slightly thicker than the regular milk, but not as thick as cream because its proteins are in curd form. It is also much lower in fat than regular cream and milk.”
Making homemade buttermilk is simple and cost-effective. Just combine a few ingredients that are most probably always handy or easy to find and the resulting product is as good as what you can buy at the grocery store.
Here’s the List of Ingredients You’ll Need:
- 1 cup of milk
- 1 tablespoon of lemon
And Here Are the Tools We’ll Be Using Today:
- measuring cup
- measuring spoon
How to Make Buttermilk Tutorial:
Step 1: Squeeze the Lemon
Cut your lemon in half and gently squeeze the lemon in a cup. Obtain just a tablespoon of it and set aside.
Step 2: Pour the Milk
Pour 1 cup of milk into the bowl.
Step 3: Add Lemon to Milk
In a mixing bowl, add the tablespoon full of lemon juice to your 1 cup of milk.
Step 4: Whisk Till It's Mixed
Whisk the mixture in the bowl, then let set in room temperature for 5 to 10 minutes.
Let's watch the video on how to make your own buttermilk from Zagat:
There you have it — you've just learned how to make buttermilk from milk! And that's how easy it is to make your DIY buttermilk with just 2 ingredients and 4 easy steps!
Homemade buttermilk can be used in so many delicious recipes. Make one now and store it for when the time calls to bake those delicious recipes your family and friends love!
What do you think of this homemade recipe? Do you think you're going to give this a try? Share to us some of your own homemade recipe ideas! Let us know in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on November 19, 2019, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.