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#230676 Buttermilk Starter

Buttermilk Starter

Cultures for Health Buttermilk Starter

This heirloom-variety buttermilk starter creates a traditional cultured buttermilk that is rich in nutrients. Homemade buttermilk can be used for baking, drinking or can be added to cream for making cultured butter and is delicious in a variety of recipes.

Ingredients: Lactose, Ascorbic Acid, Lactic Bacteria (Lactococcus lactis supsp. Lactis, Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris, Lactococcus lactis subsp. diacetylactis, Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. cremoris), organic vegetable rennet.

Manufactured in a facility that also produces products containing gluten and dairy. Non-GMO.

Culture may be used to make raw milk buttermilk.

Cultures on the counter top at 70-77ºF.


  • Pour 1 quart of pasteurized milk into a glass or plastic container.
  • Add 1 packet of starter culture and mix well.
  • Cover the container with a towel or coffee filter secured with a rubber band or put a lid on the container and culture in a warm spot, 70-77 ºF.
  • Check after 24 hours to see if your buttermilk has set. If it has not set, leave up to 48 hours, checking every few hours.
  • Once it has set or at the end of 48 hours, cover with a tight lid and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.
  • After 6 hours you can eat your cultured buttermilk but don't forget to reserve 1/4 cup for culturing the next batch.

Each box contains 2 packets of starter culture.


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