How to Make Evaporated Milk

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How to Make Evaporated Milk

So many holiday recipes call for evaporated milk, and there's no reason to buy that expensive little can when you learn how to make evaporated milk in just a few minutes! This homemade evaporated milk recipe yields the equivalent of 1, 12 oz. can. If you need evaporated whole milk, add the melted butter. By the way, evaporated milk is simply milk that's had about 60% of it's water content removed, so it's more concentrated, richer and thicker.
Course misc.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 12 oz. can
Author Kristl Story,


  • 1 cup non-fat dry milk powder
  • 1 1/8 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter - this is only needed to make evaporated whole milk.


  1. Mix all ingredients together, and it's ready to use!


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10 years ago

Thanz 4 all ur great tips. I luv them.

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