Easy 3 Ingredient Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk!

June 2023

Do you ever find yourself running out of certain pantry staples wishing there was a work around with the items you already have on hand? If you are like me there are just some items that you don't keep stocked in your pantry, for me I never seem to have sweetened condensed milk and I really hate running to the store just to grab one item. I knew I needed a work around and this recipe is the perfect solution! With just three ingredients I can easily make sure I never run out of sweetened condensed milk ever again! 

Sweetened condensed milk can be used in so many recipes, but I personally love it on top of pancakes, waffles, a toasted tortilla or I even add a tablespoon of it to my coffee to make it a bit more special. I learned this little trick when we spent over a year living in Malaysia. In Malaysia and other South East Asian Countries sweetened condensed milk is added to teh tarik and other drinks; it can turn anything from boring and bland to amazing! 


So if you need a little pick-me-up for your drinks or other recipes you'll definitely want to save this recipe! Here is all you will need to make your own 3 ingredient homemade sweetened condensed milk:

:: 1 cup hot water

:: 1 1/2 cups sugar

:: 1 1/2 cups powdered milk


Add your hot water to a mixer and while on a low setting slowly begin to add the sugar and sift the powdered milk in slowly. 

This will make a decent amount, if you only need a little bit I would just cut the recipe in half. This will turn out to be about the same amount as two small cans. This can be made by hand, but I prefer using a mixer and it makes the work a lot easier and quicker to get the consistency you need. 

Once you have everything mixed you can store it in air tight jars in the fridge. I personally love these jelly jars and I use these for storing an they come with labels as well. You could also use a cleaned out squeezable bottle for easy use. Next time you need sweetened condensed milk I hope this recipe will come in handy! 

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