This Key Lime Tea Cake Was Born out of Pure Chance

This cake comes with a story. So, although I am dying to jump right in with just how fabulous it tastes, I think a little info into its genesis is in order. What follows is essentially how I ended up...

Buttermilk Hack

by mike0989 1 month ago

I'm looking to make chicken and dumplings tonight, but do not have any buttermilk. I hate to go out and buy a carton, when then the recipe only calls for 3/4 cup. Any hack out there that one can ...

Use Spoiled Milk in place of buttermilk?

Hank Hanover
by Hank Hanover 9 years ago

I, recently, met a gentleman that keeps his old spoiled milk around for when he needs buttermilk in waffles or baked goods. He says they are perfectly interchangeable. This guy is a chemical engi...

Can you make cultured buttermilk from creme fraiche?

by pixiekat00 6 months ago

Hi all, I am an extreme novice in cooking, and trying many things out for the first time. To add one more challenge to this process, I am trying to learn while living as an expat in Mexico, where i...


by JerkPork 8 months ago

Is there anyone that sells real churned buttermilk in Montreal? Not buttermilk "product" that Quebon makes. Even the Ontario buttermilk from Harmony is not the real thing and can't even find it as ...

Soda bread failed (I'm a newbie)

by tiramisu23 4 years ago

I tried baking soda bread from a good recipe source and decided to bake it in stoneware (round casserole dish from LC). I used homemade buttermilk (milk/vinegar) since this is hard to find where I ...

Where to find Bulgarian buttermilk around Boston MA?

by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

Any ideas where to find "Bulgarian" buttermilk around Boston? I have a pumpkin pie recipe that calls for it, but I've never heard of it before. According to Google: "Bulgarian buttermilk is a v...

Citric acid + Milk = Buttermilk substitute?

by 7speter 2 years ago

Hi, I bought a bag of citric acid recently, and I'm wondering if I could use it in the future to make a buttermilk substitute if I need to?

Powdered Buttermilk

by ptrend 2 years ago

Just got some powdered buttermilk and looking for ratio of water to powder and suggested uses.

Totally exasperated with trying to make creme fraiche

by Skip2 2 years ago

I have posted before and got a LOT more information that I needed or could absorb, which may have complicated things. My questions is simple and hopefully focused: I simply am trying to make cr...

How to culture buttermilk

by Skip2 2 years ago

I was to be able to make small quantities of cultured buttermilk to then use to make creme fraiche. I have buttermilk left over from making butter from cream. Now what? To be clear, everything...

Buttermilk pie? Sugar pie?

by pine time 8 years ago

Years ago, I had a deliciious southern pie that had a bit of a crunch/bite on the top layer--not like a creme brulee, more delicate. I've since tried various buttermilk pie and sugar pie recipes, ...

When buttermilk goes bad (how can you tell?)

by miss louella 13 years ago

I bought some buttermilk for baking and when I opened it there were lumps. Yes, lumps. The buy by date is tomorrow, but it was in my car (unrefrigerated, but hey, it's winter) here in CA for just a...

"Whole" Buttermilk - where to find?

by MMRuth 12 years ago

I'm hoping to make biscuits for the first time this weekend, using the White Lily flour I brought back from Virginia last week (amusing conversations with TSA officials about same), but at Citarell...

Are real buttermilk and cultured buttermilk interchangeable when baking?

by VongolaDecimo 6 years ago

The buttermilk one gets in stores isn't actually buttermilk so im wondering if they will work the same way. Im sure real buttermilk will work fine in recipes such as fried chicken but in recipes th...

Fried Chicken ... to soak or not?

by ipsedixit 12 years ago

I've been tasked to make fried chicken for a Memorial Day gathering. I'd like to get some guidance and advice about whether the chicken should first be bathed or soaked in buttermilk (or yogurt)...

Question about buttermilk from homemade butter

by adamclyde 12 years ago

OK, I'm making my own butter today. The residual liquid, obviously, is buttermilk. Now, here's my question. In certain baking applications, store-bought, cultured buttermilk is used for it's acidic...

Help me use up 3 cups of buttermilk (no baking)

by nofunlatte 3 years ago

I've got about 2.5 - 3 cups of buttermilk and I'll use some of it in cereal. Any suggestions on what to do with the rest? I'm limiting my sugar intake (fairly drastically) as well as that of white ...

Authentic Full Fat Buttermilk?

by Nakdcpl 13 years ago

Hello, I am on a quest to find real, authentic full fat buttermilk like the buttermilk I had as a kid. The cultured lowfat buttermilk available in stores here in Southern California (Orange Cou...

What to do with too much buttermilk?

by Scirocco 12 years ago

Bought some buttermilk for a recipe and all the store had was a half gallon (I only needed about 2 C). Besides the obvious of pancakes or biscuits, are there any recipes you guys know of that uses...

What do you think of powdered buttermilk?

by dipsy 12 years ago

I saw, and then bought, a container of buttermilk powder at Whole Foods last night. It seemed like it would be good in a pinch. Does anyone use it? I find I often buy buttermilk but toss it before ...