Sweetened Condensed Milk


"Make the sweetened condensed milk at home instead of buying it at the store. This recipe makes enough to equal the standard can size of 14 ounces."


20 m servings 267 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 267 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 55g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 12.2 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 181 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan, combine all the ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat and cook until thick, about 15 to 20 minutes.
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  1. 22 Ratings


A good concept that needs refinement. I doubled the recipe and still it yielded barely the equivalent of a single can of Bordens. No mention was made of stirring during cooking. This is not only...

PERFECT SUBSTITUTE! I was out of the normal canned sweetened condensed milk and used this recipe instead. It worked out wonderfully! I don't have a double broiler, so I filled a larger sauce p...

One reviewer said this burned while cooking and, even though I stirred it constantly while it cooked, it definitely burned for me too. I made a second batch in the microwave oven and timed and w...

Wow! I can't believe that making sweetened condensed milk is so easy! I am so happy to have found this recipe. This is just like the real thing -- and so easy to make with handy ingredients. ...

This was a quick save for me. I was making Cheese Cake (my own recipe) and realized after everything else was added in that I only had 1 can of condensed milk. It did burn a little so next tim...

First, I tried this with splenda thanks to HotGrandma, who threw down the gantlet. this did not work, the result was grainy and would not smooth out. I then tried it with regular sugar. It was s...

Thank you for the recipe. My hubby is a diabetic and I am constantly searching for recipes I can convert using a non sugar sub., There are many recipes out there but you have to find how to co...

In Germany: Nestlé make condensed sweetened milk in tubes and cans under the brand "Milchmädchen". Kaufhof/Hertie/Walmart should stock it. I've never seen powdered milk here except on an army b...

I made this sweetened condensed milk tonight when I was craving a cinnamon latte, and really didn't want to make that trip to Starbucks. This worked out great! Very easy and a lot less expensive...