This is an easy homemade sweetened condensed milk recipe for you to use when baking. Offering many baking substitutes, condiments and homemade desserts below.
Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipe
Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk from Scratch – Using Coconut Milk
2 cups coconut milk (or regular milk)
3/4 cup granulated white sugar (maple syrup is delicious too)
4 TBS salted butter
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
Whisk together and heat over medium low and simmer (do not boil mixture) while stirring until reduced in half. Makes approximately 1-1/4 cups.
How to Make a Large Batch of Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 quart milk (or evaporated milk)
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Cook the above ingredients in a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat. Whisk constantly until it reaches the desired consistency. It takes 45 minutes for sweetened condensed milk and 1-1/2 to 2 hours to make dulce de leche. Add vanilla after removing from the heat. Cool before using.