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!

  • Posted by: Ted
  • November 26, 2017
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mzchivy
mzchivy November 26, 2017

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 November 27, 2017

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

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