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Evaporated Milk Substitute

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Evaporated Milk

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No need to pay a premium for those little cans of evaporated milk. You can make your own in two minutes or less.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes


  • 2/3 cup non-fat dry milk
  • 3/4 cup water


Mix the water and dry milk powder together. Then, use in place of the evaporated milk in any recipe.

Yield: 1 cup (8 ounces)

Did You Know?

Evaporated milk is simply fresh milk that has had about 60% of its water content removed.

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 3 out of 5
Question, Member beaglegirl6

Does anyone know if the substitute can be whipped like the original can? I use evaporated milk in a dessert that calls for whipping it to three times it's size.

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