How to make homemade condensed milk

I was blog visiting the other day and stumbled across the recipe for CONDENSED MILK.  I never knew you could even make it so I just had to give it a try.  It was SO EASY.  Here is the recipe and yes, it tastes like the real thing. 

1 cup of powdered milk
1/3 cup water
2/3 cup white sugar (I used caster sugar)
3 tablespoons soft butter
 
Put all the ingredients in a small processor and whizz until the sugar is dissolved.   I didn't use the processor, I made mine in the stand mixer and I think it was a lot quicker and easier.


The condensed milk was very tasty but I really couldn't sit there and eat it all!!  Not at all healthy - so instead I made chocolate coconut balls which of course is even less healthy.  They will be very nice with a cup of tea for supper (occasionally).


~oOo~

Comments

  1. I adore condensed milk & on occasions use a lot of it for vrious things. I'll use this recipe. Thank you!

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  2. Great! thanks for sharing. I didn't know it was possible.

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  3. Ganeida - I love eating it out of the tin and when using it for cooking I always leave enough for me to enjoy!!

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  4. Wow! That is so simple! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  5. I'm with you and Ganeida, I just LOVE condensed milk too:) In fact I had to hope on over to your blog first as the title caught my attention straightaway from my blog list:) these days I have to limit my intake though as I've become lactose intolerant:( but I still indulge from time to time!

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  6. You eat it out of the tin - tsk tsk!!
    So do I ;-D
    Delicious But very naughty!
    Thanks for the recipe, Jo.
    blessings..Trish

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  7. What a clever idea that is! Shaz in oz.x
    PS(pity, tis off limits to me at present.. mm maybe for Christmas)..

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  8. Oh thanks...I had no clue how to do it or even thought about it...that is great.

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  9. I had to smile when I read this. I didn't know how to (or if you could) make condensed milk at home. I often find myself grinning when one of my youth group girls will ask if it's possible to make something they only know as a box food from scratch instead. Last week it was pudding. I suppose this means that I will have to make some for them and prove it to them soon!

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  10. I didn't know you could make it either.. although I'm not sure why - I guess I never thought about it! I think we can probably make just about anything from scratch if we can find or make up a recipe! I shall have to give this a go - sounds nice and easy!!
    And I LOVE those chocolate coconut balls (are they the ones with weetbix in them, or just something similar?). :)

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  11. Clara - and it tastes really good too!!

    Yes, the chocolate coconut balls are just condensed milk, weetbix, coco powder and coconut. You can do them with ground up bisucits but I prefer the weetbix. I keep mine in the freezer and interestenly they don't freeze solid so I can take one out for supper and they are just firm but don't break my teeth.

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  12. Thanks for letting us know what is in the chocolate coconut balls.
    My men will love them!
    Trish

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  13. Trish - I used this recipe but instead of milk arrowroot biscuits I used crushed weetbix. You can also add crushed nuts, sultanas etc.. Yes, they are very yummy.

    http://allrecipes.com.au/recipe/9758/chocolate-coconut-balls.aspx

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