How to Make Buttermilk

How to Make Buttermilk (2-ingredient Milk Kefir recipe)

How to Make Buttermilk (Milk Kefir recipe)

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It’s time to revisit the drinks and share with you our favorite drink – healthy and delicious. Today is a chance for you to learn how to make Easy Homemade Buttermilk (2-ingredient Milk Kefir recipe). Literally you will spend a few minutes to get this recipe done. Of course, you would need some cooperation from Mother Nature and be a little bit patient with the process as it takes a couple of days (36-48 hours mostly depending on the temperature at home). Probably this a as close to the bare minimum of ingredients as it could be just 2 of them: pasteurized homogenized milk and sour cream.

As always, there are some hints that might help you obtain the best results in making a recipe that is easy to make and healthy to drink. Certainly, we want to share with you a couple of useful tips to make this recipe.

Firstly, select homogenized Pasteurized MIlk with Milk Fat of 3.25% for better results. Don’t cheat. If you use lower Milk Fat Percentage, you will get watery a substance rather than a healthy drink.

Secondly, sour cream should be no less that 14% Milk fat but no more than 20%. We used 14% M.F. and it works really well.

2-ingredient Homemade Buttermilk is an easy and healthy drink.

As always, we share with you only the recipes that are tested many times and passed rigorous quality control through our kitchen. Overall, the busy times create new challenges for busy families and our goal is to help you save some valuable time and invest it into your family or just relax and enjoy yourself.

Servings: 20


  • Pasteurized Milk 1 Gallon (4L)
  • Sour Cream ½ cup



  1. Pour out of the milk container, approximately 2/3 cup.
  2. Add 1/2 cup sour cream.
  3. Close the cap and turn milk container upside down a couple of times but don’t shake.
  4. Open the cap and leave it at the room temperature for a day.
  5. After 24 hours – close the cap and turn it upside down a couple of times but don’t shake.
  6. Open the milk container and leave it for another day.
  7. Done. You made healthy and delicious drink. Enjoy it!

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(Nutrition Facts provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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Homemade Kefir is a fantastic source of many nutrients.

Homemade Buttermilk is a more powerful probiotic than yogurt. It will definitely help your digestive system to be in good shape.

Simple Kefir has antibacterial properties.

Drinking homemade buttermilk regularly will improve the Bone Health and reduce the risk of Osteoporosis.

Also, from culinary perspective simple Kefir is the core ingredient for making many delicious and healthy dishes including cakes, pancakes, dough, cottage cheese and many more.

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