Recipe By noubeh
Published Jul 10th
Prep 5m Cook - Additional 5m Ready In 10m
Servings 1 cup Calories 123.3

When you need a buttermilk substitute for a recipe, you can make your own. I use this when making my Irish soda bread.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Pour milk into a bowl; add lemon juice and stir to combine. Let sit for 5 minutes. Use immediately.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 123.3
  • Carbohydrate 11.9 g
  • Cholesterol 19.5 mg
  • Fat 4.8 g
  • Protein 8.1 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.1 g
  • Sodium 100.1 mg
  • Sugar 11.5 g

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Chef's Notes

You can use white vinegar instead of lemon juice, if you'd like.


  1. I probably add a little more lemon juice to make it thicker. I use it very often and sometimes store a pint jar with a lid on it in my fridge, for the next time, since I make biscuits often.