4.5 from 2 votes
How to make Buttermilk
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Homemade Buttermilk is easy to make. 

Course: homemade diy
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buttermilk DIY substitute
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 1656 kcal
: Karrie
  • 1 quart of heavy whipping cream
  1. Pour cream into a food processor/ blender/ mixer and beat on high until mixture resembles cottage cheese and the liquid separates from the butter. Strain the liquid from the butter and use a cheesecloth to get the remaining buttermilk from butter.
  2. Pour buttermilk into an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
  3. Quart of heavy whipping cream makes 2 cups of buttermilk.
Nutrition Facts
How to make Buttermilk
Amount Per Serving (480 g)
Calories 1656 Calories from Fat 1598
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 177.6g 273%
Saturated Fat 110.5g 553%
Cholesterol 658mg 219%
Sodium 182mg 8%
Potassium 360mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 13.4g 4%
Sugars 0.5g
Protein 9.8g 20%
Vitamin A 141%
Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 31%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.