Buttermilk recipes (86)

    Find loads of delicious uses for buttermilk, from fluffy American-style buttermilk pancakes to traditional buttermilk scones. Buttermilk makes cakes deliciously moist, and gives bread loads of flavour.

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    846 reviews

    These pancakes are passed down from my grandmother, who was Scandinavian. They are light and fluffy, and great with berry syrups. I have made these for years as a special treat, and I hope you enjoy them as much as my family has.

    Recipe by: cinnken

    578 reviews

    This traditional American cake is buttery, sweet and delicious, with the buttermilk ensuring it comes out fantastically moist. This is a great base recipe to use if you are icing a layer cake, or to use in a trifle. Of course, it is delicious as is! Tip: you can use two 20cm or two 23cm round cake tins instead of the tube cake tin. Adjust baking time accordingly.

    Recipe by: Cathy

    144 reviews

    This bread is delicious plain or toasted. I make it at least once a week.

    Recipe by: Esther Kenagy

    104 reviews

    Soda bread dough is flattened into a round circle and divided into farls, meaning 4 parts. It is then cooked on a dry griddle or pan. Traditionally this was the quickest way to make soda bread for unexpected guests who drop by for a bit of craic (good fun). It's best eaten fresh with butter and jam but is also delicious fried as part of an Ulster fry.

    Recipe by: Ita

    52 reviews

    I got this recipe from a co-worker. Everytime I share these scones I always get a compliment. They are quick to make and moist. Serve them warm with butter or jam! You can also add sultanas or fresh blueberries to this recipe as a variation.

    Recipe by: Terri

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