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How to Bake: Must-Have Baking Substitutions (Page 2)

Missing Ingredient: Buttermilk

What to substitute for buttermilk: If you don’t keep buttermilk on hand, you have a couple of options. You can swap 1 cup nonfat or low-fat milk mixed with 1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar for each cup of buttermilk. Or keep a can of nonfat buttermilk powder in your refrigerator—look for it in the baking aisle. Mix according to package directions. Plain yogurt also will work as a buttermilk substitute.

Recipes to Try: Buttermilk Biscuits and 19 More Ways to Use Extra Buttermilk »
Pictured Recipe: Banana-Blueberry Buttermilk Bread »

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