How To Make Buttermilk – Easy

How to make buttermilk

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The buttermilk or whey is a product that is used, above all, in pastry recipes. In the past, this liquid was the result of whipped cream, but today we extract it by adding lactic acid bacteria to skim or semi-skimmed milk. You can get it in Lidl-type supermarkets or prepare it yourself at home. Doing so is very simple and much cheaper than the first option. If you want to know how to make buttermilk and give your desserts a juicier and fluffier touch, keep reading this OneHowTo article.

15 minutes
Low difficulty

Ingredients:

Steps to follow:

1

The first thing you should do is prepare the ingredients. You can use both lemon juice and vinegar, but we advise you to opt for the second option since the result is much better. You can use cider vinegar, apple vinegar, etc.

2

Preparing buttermilk is very easy, start by heating the milk to simmer. It is very important that it does not boil, you will achieve the ideal temperature when you insert a finger and feel the heat without actually burning yourself. Be very careful with this practice.

How to make buttermilk - Step 2

3

When the milk reaches the ideal temperature, add the tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice, stir a little and leave it for a few seconds to heat the two ingredients together. Then turn off the heat and let it sit for 10-15 minutes.

How to make buttermilk - Step 3

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4

After this time, when the milk has thickened a little, you will see that it has taken a appearance of cut milk, do not worry because this is how it should look. Now just mix it up a bit and you can use it to make your recipes. If you want, you can strain the buttermilk but it is not a mandatory step.

How to make buttermilk - Step 4

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5

As you see, make homemade buttermilk it is very simple and inexpensive. Also, once you start trying it on your oreo cupcakes, for example, biscuits or pancakes, you will not be able to stop using it.

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