We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post.
In this post I’m sharing my favorite list of dairy free baking substitutes. It was hard going dairy free, because I love to bake.
When we went gluten and dairy free nearly 8 years ago, grocery store aisles didn’t have pre-made gluten/dairy free baked goods, and I made nearly everything from scratch.
If not milk, what?
I tried (and failed) at many recipes because I wanted to find the best dairy free substitutes. It was a long trial-and-error process.
The good news
The good news is, you don’t have to make the same mistakes I did, because below I have put together a list of my favorite, go-to substitutes for cooking and baking.
Here are my favorite substitutes for dairy:
Milk 1:1 replacements
Personally, I like using rice milk best because it doesn’t change the flavor of what I’m making. It has a consistency like skim milk.
Add 1 TBSP of lemon juice to 1 cup of dairy-free milk
Vegan butter substitute like Earth Balance (1:1)
1/2 cup of fruit puree to 1 cup of butter (bananas, applesauce, prunes)
Smitten with us? Share Tumble into Love with a friend!