wikiHow to Make Condensed Milk

Three Methods:Condensed milkMicrowave condensed milkIndian condensed milk

Condensed milk is used for a variety of dessert recipes. These homemade versions are great to whip up if you are out of stock and don't wish to pay much money for that little can at the store.

Ingredients

Condensed milk:

  • 1 cup (245 mL) boiling water
  • 1/4 cup (55 g) margarine
  • 2 cups (400 g) white sugar
  • 4 cups (480 g) nonfat dry milk powder

Microwave condensed milk:
Creates 1 1/3 cups of condensed milk, equivalent to a 14 ounce can:

  • 3/4 cup sugar (or Splenda)
  • 1 1/4 cups dry milk powder
  • 1/2 cup cold water

Indian condensed milk:

  • 1 pack cream milk (Amul Brand)
  • 100g/ 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch baking soda

Method 1
Condensed milk

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    Get a blender and pour the water into it.
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    Add the stick of margarine and the 2 cups of sugar to the blender.
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    Turn the blender on and combine the ingredients well.
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    Take one cup of the dry milk powder and slowly add it to the blender. Combine and blend. Repeat for the three other cups, so that you're blending after you add each time.
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    Store in airtight container and place in refrigerator.
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    Finished.

Method 2
Microwave condensed milk

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    Pour the water into a 2-cup glass measuring cup or jug. Add the milk slowly, stirring to combine it properly. Stir until smooth.
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    Place in the microwave. Microwave on high, uncovered, for 1/2 to 1 minute. Or, heat until the milk is steaming hot.
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    Remove from the microwave. Stir in the sugar (or Splenda). Keep stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
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    Allow to cool before using.

Method 3
Indian condensed milk

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    Heat the milk in a heavy-based saucepan. Do not let it burn.
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    Add sugar and baking soda to the hot milk in the pan. Stir in well.
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    Keep stirring until the milk thickens. Stir at least once a minute, if not more often.
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    When the milk thickens, keep stirring. This will help it to thicken even more.
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    Once the consistency is very thick, the condensed milk is ready. Remove it from the heat.
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    Let the condensed milk stand aside for an hour to cool. Then transfer to an airtight container for refrigeration or use immediately.

Things You'll Need

Condensed milk method:

  • Blender
  • Measuring cup
  • Airtight container

Microwave condensed milk method:

  • 2-cup glass cup or jug
  • Stirring implement

Indian condensed milk method:

  • Heavy-based saucepan
  • Stirring implement
  • Airtight container if storing

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