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buttermilk sub

I always do the '1 tbsp white vinegar per 1 cup milk' buttermilk substitute--but if I'm making waffles for people who are lactose intolerant, what is the best way to go about substituting for buttermilk? Thanks

asked by Mary Grace about 3 years ago

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AntoniaJames
AntoniaJames

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added about 3 years ago

Almond milk works great. You can add a touch of lemon juice to the batter to give it a bit of tang.
What are the other ingredients in your recipe? Leaveners are often adjusted to account for the acidity in buttermilk. ;o)

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Mary Grace
added about 3 years ago

Thank you! I will play around with the baking soda/powder :)
recipe: https://food52.com/recipes...

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AntoniaJames
AntoniaJames

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added about 3 years ago

Actually, I think that if you use a teaspoon of lemon juice to a cup of almond milk, or whatever ratio is your workaround for making buttermilk, the acidity should be fine, and you won't need to change the leaveners. Let us know how it turns out! ;o)

Lexie
added about 3 years ago

You can substitute buttermilk with lactose-free yogurt.

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