Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk

Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk

lauren11 1

"I was making a recipe which called for condensed milk; I had none on had and decided to make my own with what ingredients I had on hand."


30 m servings 278 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 278 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.3g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 67 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour the sugar into the milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and allow to cool before using.
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  1. 34 Ratings


This recipe does work but the cooking times and heat need to be revised. I was able to use this recipe after cooking the mixture for 20-30 min and by reducing the liquid to make it a thicker con...

Thickness is absolutely imperative to sweetened condensed (the operative word) milk. Genuine condensed milk had half of its liquid content rapidly evaporated in order to concentrate the milk sol...

I read what others said about the thickness when using evaporated milk, so I substituted real cream for evaporated milk. It worked perfectly!! I used it in a recipe for home made hot fudge. W...

I substituted evaporated milk( and powdered milk from other recipes on this site) and used what I happened to have in my fridge which was Fresh WHIPPING Cream (35% milk fat)- its tasting Just l...

I only did 1/2 cup of sugar and it was plenty sweet. I constantly stirred this over medium low heat for 15-20 mins and it thickened fine. I used this mixture to make coconut macaroons.

okay, if you want to duplicate the canned stuff for a recipe, you need to use only 1 C of sugar, and it has to cook in a slow rolling boil for 20 minutes, after you pull it off the heat, add a T...

I am not sure what the consistency of Homemade Sweetened Condensed milk is supposed to be, but this did not look like the one out of the can. It was not thick at All! The flavor was spot on e...

I found this recipe after I realized that I have no idea what SC Milk is supposed to look like and what consistency it should have and what I had didn't look too good. The can had no date and I ...

If you're looking for a homemade sweetened condensed milk recipe that tastes like your average can of Nestle or Carnation, this is it, albeit with some variations. Three stars because this is a ...