Got an extra can of sweetened condensed milk in your pantry or kitchen cabinet? Here's a list of several desserts and other sweet treats you can make with it.
In case you didn't know it, but sweetened condensed milk is made by combining sugar and milk through a special vacuum process. Through this process, it has special properties that allow it to thicken without heating if combined with an acidic fruit juice like lemons. Plus, just heat some sweetened condensed milk and you get caramel.
N...utritional Facts of Sweetened Condensed Milk
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I was cleaning out my pantry one day and came up with this recipe for Bar Cookies. Besides the sweetened condensed milk, I used up all the little leftover bags of chips, semi-sweet, white, milk and butterscotch, nuts and so on.
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Truffles aren't difficult to make anyway, but using sweetened condensed milk makes it even easier. If you don't count what the truffles are rolled in, there are only three ingredients in this recipe for Chocolate Truffles.
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You don't have to worry about eating uncooked eggs with this recipe for Key Lime Pie, because it uses sweetened condensed milk.
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This extremely creamy cake was made with ingredients I already had on hand. If you're into cream and chocolate, you can guess why this Better Than You-Know-What Cake cake got its name.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Creamy Strawberry Gelato
Gelatos are typically made with whole milk, like this recipe. Rarely does a gelato have sweetened condensed milk in it. Regardless, traditional gelato or not, this recipe makes a lusciously smooth and creamy Creamy Strawberry Gelato.
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Tres Leches Cake, a Mexican favorite, is made with a mixture of 3 milks: heavy cream, evaporated and sweetened condensed milk.
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I never tried kumquats until my in-laws bought a house with a kumquat tree in the backyard. They have a wonderful sour taste that works perfectly in this Kumquat Cream Pie recipe.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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This coconut pecan frosting goes perfectly on a German Chocolate Cake it is decadent and easy to prepare!
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Traditional Spanish flan is the perfect way to use sweetened condensed milk. It's silky texture and unique caramel flavor create the perfect sweet dessert.