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Kitchen Dictionary: sweetened condensed milk

A mixture of whole milk and 40% sugar, heated until 60% of the water evaporates, creating a sticky, sweet mixture. Unsweetened condensed milk is referred to as evaporated milk.


Season: available year-round

How to store: Unopened, a can will keep for 6 months. Once opened, 5 days in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Substitutions: 1/3 cup evaporated fat-free milk + 3/4 cup sugar + 2 tbsp butter or margerine & heat all until dissolved = 1 cup low-fat sweetened condensed milk combine 1 cup + 2 tbsp nonfat dry milk powder + 1/2 cup warm water, then add 3/4 cup sugar = 1 cup low-fat sweetened condensed milk

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 fl oz
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 122
Calories from Fat 29 (24%)
Total Fat 3.3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2.1g 10%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 48mg 2%
Potassium 141mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 20.8g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 3.0g 6%

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