How to Make Butter milk?

Are you frustrated because you only needed one cup of butter milk in your recipe, but instead, you had to buy half a gallon of butter milk? No need to worry anymore, it’s happened to all of us.  

Buttermilk is used in many dishes like biscuits, fried chicken, salad, and more. If you don’t have buttermilk on hand, then you’ll have to go to the grocery store just to buy a gallon of it. Subsequently, you’ll eventually leave the rest of it in the fridge for too long, and by the time you need it again, it could go wrong.

Luckily, we’re here to chime in with you on how to make butter milk. It’s so easy to make this recipe that you’ll never buy buttermilk again. 


You only need 2 common ingredients.

  • Milk
  • Lemon Juice (or Vinegar)
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Recipe of Buttermilk:

With a few easy steps, you will have buttermilk ready in a small amount of time. 

  1. Firstly, pour milk and lemon juice into a bowl or jug. 
  2. Blend both ingredients. Use a ratio of one cup of milk per one tablespoon of lemon juice. 
  3. Leave the mixture to rest and curdle. It only takes a couple of minutes.
  4. Stir well, and now your buttermilk is ready.
how to make buttermilk

Homemade buttermilk will last for 2-4 weeks, same as regular buttermilk. You will need to shake the jar before using it if the buttermilk has been sitting for a while. Or else, the buttermilk will have small pieces of curd in it. We hope this guide has helped you!

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