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HOW TO MAKE CONDENSED MILK
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How To Make Condensed Milk

Mastering HOW TO MAKE CONDENSED MILK is easier than it sounds and faster than you think. Achieving smooth homemade decadence is so easy breezy that you wouldn’t think about buying canned milk again. You’ll be making sweet desserts and beverages in no time at all using any of these THREE simple methods!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, French
Keyword homemade condensed milk, milk
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Calories 130kcal
Author Imma

Ingredients

Method 1  (Using Whole milk)  

  • 2 cups (16 fl oz) whole milk
  • ¾ cup (6 fl oz) granulated sugar or cane, honey, or maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons (42.6 g) salted butter
  • ½ teaspoon (2.45 ml) vanilla extract

Method 2 (Using Evaporated Milk) 

  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 ½ cups (2.08 g) granulated sugar 
  • ½ teaspoon (2.45 ml) vanilla extract , optional

Method 3 (Using Powdered Milk) 

  • 3 tablespoons (42.6 g) butter  
  • 1 cup (237 ml) water  
  • 2 cups (402 g) granulated sugar 
  • 4 cups (500 g) powdered milk (nonfat or full fat)

Instructions

Method 1 (Using Whole Milk)

  • Mix the sugar and milk: Mix together whole milk and sugar in a medium saucepan.
  • Boil the mixture: Place saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and let it cook without stirring the pot until mixture has reduced in size and is creamy-about 40 minutes.
  • Add the butter and vanilla: Remove from the heat. Whisk in vanilla extract and butter.
  • Let it cool: Let it sit until the mixture cools completely. Get rid of any sugar that has crystallized on the corner of the saucepan.
  • Store it properly: Transfer to a bowl or jar. Cover and refrigerate for up to a week or use as needed. 

Method 2 (Using Evaporated Milk) 

  • Mix the milk and sugar: Mix together evaporated milk and sugar in a medium saucepan.
  • Boil the mixture: Place saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and let it cook without stirring the pot until the mixture has reduced and is creamy. If desired, add in vanilla extract.
  • Let it cool: Remove from the heat and let it sit until the mixture cools completely. Get rid of any sugar that has crystallized on the corner of the saucepan.
  • Transfer and store: Transfer to a bowl or jar. Cover and refrigerate or use as needed.

Method 3 (Using Powdered Milk) 

  • Melt the butter: Combine butter and water in a medium bowl.
  • Microwave the mixture: Microwave for about a minute, remove and mix until melted.
  • Blend all the ingredients: Pour into a blender then add vanilla extract, and powdered milk a cup at a time while pulsing after each addition, until all the powdered milk has been used up and the mixture is creamy.
  • Transfer and refrigerate: Pour into a bowl or jar. Cover and refrigerate or use as needed.

Nutrition

Serving: 39g | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 35mg | Sugar: 22g