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Old 03-16-2010, 09:53 PM   #1
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Buttermilk powder instead of skim milk powder?

Hi, my mom gave me some buttermilk powder that she had. I was wondering if anyone knows if I can use it as a substitution for skim milk powder? I'm assuming there would be a slight taste difference. I want to make some gulab jamun (skim milk powder balls deepfried and soaked in syrup) has anyone tried to make them with buttermilk powder? I think I might just make a batch with buttermilk powder to see what it would taste like anyway.

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Old 03-16-2010, 10:03 PM   #2
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I've used buttermilk powder in several baking recipes in place of milk. It works great. Of course there is a taste difference.

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Old 03-18-2010, 03:31 PM   #3
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Do you like buttermilk a lot? I have a feeling you would really get a taste difference in a dish where it's a main ingredient like gulab jamon.
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Old 03-18-2010, 03:46 PM   #4
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go for it on a rainy afternoon and not wait to try it out on guinea pigs (oops I meant guests) ...seems to me that you might have a great substitution going for you.......then post and let us know.......let the eagles fly!!!
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