Recipe by Shirley Fitzgerald
"This recipe was given to me by my aunt who used this to make key lime pies that were made using condensed milk."
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Works great! Makes 1 cup. Convert to 22 servings to equal a 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk (1-1/3 cups).
Well this was a big bummer. I made a key lime pie and thought it would be better with home made sweetened condensed milk. Wrong! This SCM has a weird texture. I did everything as it was asked. I can't say that it tastes bad, I just can't get over the texture. I will only be making my key lime pie with OTC SCM.
My husband has Type II diabetes. Until now the recipes for several of our favorite deserts have been filed away because they use sweetened condensed milk. I make this recipe using Splenda. It works in the recipes wonderfully. Thanks.
PERFECT! I'll never buy canned sweetened condensed milk again! PLEASE NOTE: Several reviewers seem to be confused as to how much this recipe makes. I measured the amount myself after making it. THIS RECIPE MAKES 1-1/4 CUP, WHICH IS THE EXACT AMOUNT THAT IS IN A 14-OUNCE CAN. The can is measured in weight, not fluid ounces.
This was very good, and saves so much money! I make this in a hand blender using just boiled water. Throw everything in and blend for 15 seconds and it's ready to go. I have used this recipe in everything from cheesecakes to bar cookies with success.
I've used this recipe for a decade or more. It was the first Hints from Heloise hint that I saved. Tonight I couldn't find it but searched allrecipes and this is it. I wouldn't use any other recipe.
I have used this recipe very successfully in The "Cherry Cheese Cake" recipe by L.J. Bryan. I found it to be a little thick for the blender also. Now I just put everything into a mixing bowl and use the mixer. I don't even bother to melt the butter, just pour the boiling water on top of everything and go! This becomes the first step of my recipe. I actually baked two of L.J.'s cheese cakes, one with the name brand canned product and one with the substitute recipe. We really did prefer the cheese cake made with the substitute. It was much thicker, creamier, and had a very rich taste! (If I want a "healthy" dessert, I eat fresh fruit!) I use regular dried milk as opposed to "instant" dried milk. I would not thin it out, as I would be afraid that my dessert would not set up properly!! Thanks for sharing!!
This recipe DELISH. I make a lot of latin treats which require sweetened condensed milk. The store bought stuff is way too expensive now. I made a minor adjustment and added 1 tablespoon of cornstarch to thicken the milk. I will FOR SURE use this recipe again. Thanks a lot!!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Sweetened Condensed Milk
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 20
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