This is an easy homemade sweetened condensed milk recipe for you to use when baking. Offering many baking substitutes, condiments and homemade desserts below.
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.