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How To Make Sweetened Condensed Milk With Evaporated Milk

How To Make Sweetened Condensed Milk With Evaporated Milk

How To Make Condensed Milk With Evaporated Milk

To make sweetened condensed milk from evaporated milk, add 12 ounces of evaporated milk in a saucepan and 1 1/2 cup of granulated sugar. Let it simmer over medium heat and stir non-stop until the sugar dissolves completely. Once the milk thickens, allow the mix to cool.

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How is sweetened condensed milk made?

Like condensed milk, sweetened condensed milk is canned milk prepared with some water in the milk removed. Condensed and condensed milk is made by reducing the percentage of water in milk, but the condensed version has sugar added, which is caramelized to thicken the milk, which is why it is called sweetened condensed milk. A cousin of condensed milk, sweetened condensed milk, which is used in many holiday favourite recipes, is the same, except you add some sugar to it as part of the condensation process.

Condensed milkEvaporated milk
Condensed milk is sweetened with added sugar.Evaporated milk is about 10 percent sugar. 
Sweetened condensed milk is made by removing most of the water from cow’s milkSweetened condensed milk is made by removing most of the water from cow’s milk.

Yes, if you have a can of condensed milk, you can dissolve the sugar over low heat to make a similar product. You won’t get the same sweet caramelized taste with condensed milk, but the texture will be identical if you use a change cup.

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Because the high amount of sugar prevents bacterial growth, condensed milk does not require heat sterilization and has less caramel flavour than condensed milk. Since we’re not caramelizing the sugar in the process, adding vanilla extract (you can substitute other extracts for different flavours) adds to the warmth of traditional store-bought condensed milk. Otherwise, you only need boiling water, sugar, butter, milk powder, and vanilla extract.

About 40% of the sugar dissolves into the mixture as the water it contains evaporates. The added granulated sugar dissolves into the mix, making it much sweeter. As the added granulated sugar dissolves, the sweetness becomes milky rather than grainy. Use makes the Tres Leches cake sweeter without the grainy texture of granulated sugar.

Make Sweetened Condensed Milk From Evaporated Milk

How to make vegan condensed coconut milk

When the vegan condensed coconut milk is ready, it will turn silver if you use granulated sugar*. You can use regular granulated sugar for this base and get silvery-sweetened condensed milk with a coconut flavour. Cooking a can of whole coconut milk with 1/4 cup of sugar will make another dairy-free sweetened condensed milk substitute. Whisk coconut milk and sugar in a saucepan, boil the mixture, and let stand for 30 minutes.

Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer whole milk and sugar, without stirring, until the mixture is small and creamy, about 40 minutes. In a medium heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine the milk and sugar over medium heat, stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved. Use 1 can (14 oz/397 g) condensed milk and 3/4 cup sugar (150 g) and cook for about 15-20 minutes until the sugar is completely dissolved and the desired consistency indicated in the recipe is reached.

How to make condensed milk in a microwave?

To make condensed milk in the microwave, simply whisk 1/2 cup milk and 1/3 cup sugar in a microwave-safe bowl, then place the bowl in the microwave and heat it for 1-2 minutes at a time.

If you don’t need the exact equivalent of a 14-ounce can of condensed milk, you can shorten this recipe by using one can of coconut milk (400 ml) and 1/2 cup (100 g) of sugar. I’ve tested this homemade sweetened condensed milk repeatedly to ensure it produces the right amount for use in recipes that call for a can.

Homemade condensed milk isn’t always available in stores, so it’s good to know how to make this sweet, thick, syrupy milk from scratch and have it ready when you need it. Yes, it can be made from milk powder if you have more than just milk powder. I prefer whole milk, but you can also use the cream for a delicious final product.

I have tried and love using almonds, cashews, and even oat milk for dairy-free recipes. Later this summer, I’ll also share a new no-whipping ice cream recipe made with condensed and condensed coconut milk, hopefully vegan too.

To make this lactose-free or vegan recipe, use your favourite lactose-free milk like oat, almond, cashew, or coconut milk—condensed coconut milk is delicious and perfect for all kinds of desserts. The taste is wanted.

Notes * If you use dark coconut sugar, the condensed coconut milk will take on a dark chocolate colour and become more like coffee and caramel.

When using honey and coconut sugar, whisk the milk occasionally instead of just stirring. You can also use nut milk and other sugars such as agave, honey, and maple syrup. See the Notes section in My Condensed Milk Recipe for more details. The process of making sweetened condensed milk from scratch involves heating the milk and sugar together over low heat until the milk is reduced and the sugar starts to caramelize slightly.

The ingredients are mostly milk and sugar cooked for a long time so that the water in the milk evaporates, creating a deliciously thick and sweet milk syrup. Because the sugar in milk is heated and converted to invert sugar, it works differently than solid sugar and works excellent in these applications.

The result is silky and sweet, and condensed milk is what we use to make many creamy concoctions where whipped cream is too thick, and whole milk is too light, such as homemade condensed mushroom cream. Maybe it’s cream in addition to milk (to keep the mixture from curdling), but the texture and especially the taste are far superior to anything I’ve poured from a jar.

Can You Turn Powdered Milk into Condensed Milk?

For turning powdered milk into condensed milk, just use a blender. Add milk powder and sugar into the blender and blend it to make a fluffy texture. Add butter and hot water to this velvety texture and set it for 2-3 minutes. The most perfect condensed milk is ready to use.

What can you use instead of sweetened condensed milk?

There are a bunch of substitutes present for sweetened condensed milk. Although they might not produce the results of sweetened condensed milk, they would do the job well. One can use coconut, almond, and whole milk with sugar or heavy cream with sugar. Powdered milk and cream of coconut can also be used.

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