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buttermilk powder

To reconstitute or not to reconstitute, that is the question...



I'm making some quickbread loaves which call for buttermilk. I don't have enough room in my ancient apartment fridge freezer to store portions of buttermilk, and the litre containers go "off" before I use them up. So I'm trying buttermilk powder.

I'm wondering whether it's better to reconstitute the powder in water before using, or can I simply stir the powder into the dry ingredients and add the water when I make up the batter.

Thank you for any advice you can offer!

asked by Ted 5 months ago

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added 5 months ago

I have used dry buttermilk powder for years. I find that it works best if you add the powder to the dry ingredients and add the water as you complete your batter.

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Ted
added 5 months ago

Thank you. In the past I've reconstituted it and found it fiddly business.