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What can I substitute for buttermilk?

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loucee Thu 21-Aug-08 13:48:44

I can't find any buttermilk in the local shops and need it for a chocolate cake recipe this afternoon. Can I use something else in its place and will it be as good?

Habbibu Thu 21-Aug-08 13:51:37

Just found this really quite useful site - buttermilk near the top.

SqueakyPop Thu 21-Aug-08 13:54:59

For 200ml buttermilk, you can substitute 75ml plain yoghurt and 125ml semi-skimmed milk

loucee Thu 21-Aug-08 15:22:10

thanks

Habbibu what a useful site.

SP, recipe calls for 75ml of buttermilk so I'll use 25ml yog and 50ml ss milk

SqueakyPop Thu 21-Aug-08 16:14:14

Don't know if you have ever used buttermilk before, loucee, but it is just like a thinnish yoghurt.

I remember my mum used to save up sour milk for using in recipes.

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