How to Whip Evaporated Milk

Evaporated milk can make a great substitute for cream if you've run out and only have a tin of evaporated milk on hand. It is also an excellent replacement where you are seeking to reduce cholesterol in your diet because it contains a lot less cholesterol than cream.

Ingredients

  • Canned evaporated milk (enough to substitute the amount of cream you are replacing)

Steps

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    Pour the evaporated milk into ice cube trays.
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    Place in the freezer for half an hour. The cubes are ready when ice has formed around the edges of the milk.
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    Chill the bowl and mixer beaters in the fridge while the cubes are in the freezer.
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    Remove the chilled bowl and mixer beaters.
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    Take the ice tray out of the freezer and pour the slightly frozen evaporated milk into a pre-chilled bowl.
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    Whisk the ice cubes with the chilled beater until a thick texture forms that resembles cream.
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    Use in place of cream for dessert, cake filling etc. Use a spatula to remove from the bowl.

Tips

  • This also makes a delicious dessert on its own when topped with grated dark chocolate, chopped glacĂ© cherries and chopped almonds.
  • This would also be a good time to add unflavored gelatin to use as a stabilizer, follow directions on gelatin envelope.

Warnings

  • Evaporated milk still has many calories; it's not a cream calorie substitute!

Things You'll Need

  • Ice cube trays
  • Mixing bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • Spatula

Article Info

Categories: Eggs and Dairy