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Can I replace buttermilk?

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Laugs Thu 11-Jun-09 12:40:47

I need buttermilk for a cake recipe and can't get any in my nearest supermarket. Could I replace it with a mixture of milk and cream or something?

Thanks!

ShauntheSheep Thu 11-Jun-09 13:04:20

milk and lemon Juice mixed and leave for about 5 mins till it goes lumpy. I use it to make soda bread.

Meglet Thu 11-Jun-09 13:06:03

Half plain yoghurt and half semi skimmed milk are what nigella recommends. I've swopped it many times and its fine.

Laugs Thu 11-Jun-09 13:06:50

Thanks Shaun - it sounds disgusting! grin

How much lemon juice would I add? If it goes lumpy do I need to seive it or blend before using? (you can tell I don't normally bake!)

Laugs Thu 11-Jun-09 13:13:12

Oh sorry crossed posts - thank you too Meglet!

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