This recipe for Buttermilk from Pet Instant Dry Milk is a great way to make your own buttermilk at home. It’s easy to make and only requires a few ingredients. Simply mix the Pet Instant Dry Milk, water, and buttermilk in a bowl, cover with wax paper and a towel, and let stand overnight at room temperature. In the morning, you’ll have homemade buttermilk that’s perfect for all your baking needs.

A handwritten recipe card was alongside of the clipped recipe for PET Instant Dry Milk:



A vintage clipped recipe from PET Instant Dry milk for Buttermilk. Make your own Buttermilk with water, PET Instant Dry Milk, and fresh dairy cultured buttermilk.
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  • 3 3/4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups PET Instant Dry Milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh dairy cultured buttermilk


  • Mix water and PET Instant Dry Milk in a large bow.
  • Stir in buttermilk.
  • Cover with wax paper and clean towel.
  • Let stand in a warm room until clabbered (overnight).
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Store in refrigerator.
  • Makes approximately 1 quart.
  • Use 1/2 cup of this buttermilk to make your next quart.
  • Use to drink or in recipes calling for buttermilk.

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