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Homemade Evaporated Milk

Learn How to Make Evaporated Milk in your own kitchen and never have to buy it in the can again!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Pantry Staples
Cuisine: Americana
Keyword: Evaporated Milk, Homemade Evaporated Milk
Servings: 12 Fluid Ounces
Author: Mary's Nest


  • Heavy-Bottom Saucepan
  • Heat Proof Spatula or Large Spoon


  • 3 cups Whole milk


  • Add 3 cups of whole milk to a heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  • Bring the milk up to a medium simmer and then turn down to a low simmer.
  • Periodically, stir the milk as it simmers on low.
  • Simmer milk on low for 25-30 minutes until it has reduced by half.
  • Once reduced by half, transfer to a jar with a lid and store in the refrigerator. Homemade evaporated milk will stay freshly refrigerated for approximately one week.



Find this recipe and video at https://marysnest.com/how-to-make-evaporated-milk/
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