How to Make Homemade Buttermilk: 2 Buttermilk Recipes

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Homemade Buttermilk Recipes- 2 Ways | Faithful Farmwife

Do you have a recipe that requires buttermilk, but you don’t have any on hand? Want to make Buttermilk Ranch Dressing without going to the store first? Are you simply hoping to become more self-sufficient in the kitchen? Check out these TWO homemade buttermilk recipes that you can make from ingredients that you probably already have in your fridge!


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How to Make Homemade Buttermilk- 2 WAYS

I have two different recipes to make homemade buttermilk. The first recipe takes 5 minutes to prepare and requires only milk and a lemon. The second recipe takes a little more time and effort, but it makes a delicious and creamy buttermilk that won’t disappoint.

#1: 2-Ingredient Buttermilk RecipeHomemade Buttermilk Recipes- 2 Ways | Faithful Farmwife

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice or white vinegar

Directions

 1. Pour the milk and the lemon juice or white vinegar into a bowl or a measuring cup.

Homemade Buttermilk Recipes- 2 Ways | Faithful Farmwife

2. Let it sit for about 5 minutes until the milk starts to curdle. When you see little chunks forming in the milk it is ready to use.

Homemade Buttermilk Recipes- 2 Ways | Faithful Farmwife

3. Store buttermilk in an airtight container (like a mason jar) in the fridge and use as needed.

Homemade Two-Ingredient Buttermilk

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice {or vinegar}

Instructions
 

  •  1. Pour the milk and the lemon juice or white vinegar into a bowl or a measuring cup.
  • Let it sit for about 5 minutes until it starts to curdle. When you see little chunks forming in the milk it is ready to use.
  • Store buttermilk in an airtight container (like a mason jar) in the fridge and use as needed.


#2: Homemade Buttermilk from Heavy Cream 

Homemade Buttermilk Recipes- 2 Ways | Faithful Farmwife

Ingredients

  • 6 cups heavy cream
  • 7 TBSP ice water
  • 1 tsp salt (optional)

Directions

1. Mix the cream until it separates into buttermilk and butter. You can follow these instructions for making butter to walk you through this process.Cream Separating in a Bowl | Faithful Farmwife

2. Place the butter in a container to the side and store the leftover buttermilk in an airtight container in the fridge.

2 products in one recipe!

Homemade Buttermilk in a Jar | Faithful Farmwife

Homemade Buttermilk from Heavy Cream

Ingredients
  

  • 6 cups heavy cream
  • 7 TBSP ice water
  • 1 tsp salt {optional}

Instructions
 

Make Butter

  • Mix the cream until it separates into buttermilk and butter. You can follow these instructions for making butter to walk you through this process.
  • Place the butter in a container to the side and store the leftover buttermilk in an air-tight container in the fridge.

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