You have this but you need that…
You have skim milk. You like 1%, 2%, or whole milk. What can you do?
Start with the cream or half-and-half (pick one) in a measuring cup. Top with skim milk to 1 cup.
|To get||Add this much heavy cream||Add this much half & half|
Where 1.5t means 1 1/2 teaspoons, 2T means 2 tablespoons
From Thought Company
You have regular milk and you want to have buttermilk for baking. Buttermilk is more acidic than regular milk, so it reacts with baking soda or baking power, releasing carbon dioxide bubbles.
You can use any kind of milk, whole, 25, 1%, or skim.
How do to this choose one:
There are other ways on the linked Thought Company page including using yogurt, sour cream, and cream of tartar.
From Live Strong, skim milk can serve as a whole-milk substitute in baking recipes. You can substitute 1 cup of whole milk by 1 cup skim milk plus 1T liquid vegetable oil in recipes.