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Kitchen Dictionary: evaporated milk

Concentrated milk sold in cans, and comes either whole or nonfat. Don't confuse it with sweetened condensed milk, which has lots of sugar and is not a good substitute. If a recipe calls for condensed milk, it's almost certainly referring to sweetened condensed milk. Evaporated milk is sold with varying amounts of butterfat, ranging from whole evaporated milk with about 8% to skim evaporated milk with about 0.5%. To reconstitute evaporated milk, combine it with an equal amount of water. Recipes to make your own evaporated milk:

Evaporated Milk (Recipe #39562)
Evaporated Milk (Recipe #71192)
Evaporated Soymilk (Recipe #67841)
Evaporated Soymilk Recipe #67841


Season: available year-round

Substitutions: half and half OR milnot (available in Britain; whips better than evaporated milk) OR cream (higher in fat, but works well in pumpkin pies)

Dairy-Free Substitution: 1 cup water + 6 tablespoons soy milk powder = 1 cup evaporated

More Evaporated Milk Recipes
Popular Evaporated Milk Recipes
Old Fashioned Evaporated Milk Caramels
Fried Chicken (Dipped in Evaporated Milk)

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 168
Calories from Fat 85 (50%)
Total Fat 9.5g 14%
Saturated Fat 5.8g 28%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 133mg 5%
Potassium 381mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 12.7g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 8.6g 17%

How is this calculated?