Having a can or two of condensed milk in the pantry means you are always a good recipe away from a great dessert. This collection of sweetened condensed milk recipes all contain some of that rich sweet goodness that makes for an extra special treat. No matter the occasion, there is sure to be an option that will satisfy your sweet tooth.
Adding sweetened condensed milk to recipes practically guarantees they will creamy and delicious. It is the luscious base for easy desserts such as two ingredient fudge, cheesecake, no churns ice cream and more.
If you aren’t quite sure what sweetened condensed milk is, it is basically what it sounds like. It is milk that has been cooked down with sugar until the water content is reduced.
The resulting concoction is thick and syrupy. It is really rich, sweet and perfect for using in recipes or stirring into your cup of coffee.
If you have some milk you won’t be able to use before it expires, making your own is a great way to use some up. Just cook it down with sugar and optionally add a nub of butter and you will be in business.
However, purchasing a few cans to have on hand makes preparing these recipes extra easy. It is affordable, shelf stable and as far as we are concerned a must have pantry staple.
So pick up a few cans and scroll through these recipes. They are some of our all time favorite desserts and they all contain some of this sweet sticky liquid gold.
If you need even more inspiration, just type sweetened condensed milk in the search bar. There are even more recipes that include that good stuff. The hardest part will be deciding what to make first.
Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipes for Every Occasion
Make creamy rice pudding in the instant pot for a comforting sweet treat. This updated twist on the classic rice pudding is quick and easy to make but still has that old timey delicious dessert flavor.
Hot chocolate is a must have on a cold winter day. There is just something about coming in from an afternoon of sledding and snowman making and having a cup of cocoa waiting. This version is super creamy and chocolaty and the slow cooker makes it while you play!
This frosting is the perfect combination of rich, fluffy and bright. It has a lovely lemon flavor without being too much and the sweetened condensed milk adds that little something special you can't quite put your finger on!
This creamy caramel frosting comes together really easily and starts with a can of sweetened condensed milk to make it extra special. It is a great way to make a caramel frosting for your favorite cakes!
Take a bowl of fresh snow and turn it into creamy delicious ice cream in just a couple of minutes. Sweetened condensed milk makes this recipe super creamy and good without any measuring or work! It reminds me of eating homemade vanilla ice cream straight from the churner.
This cheesecake is super simple to make and is basically no fail! I've never had it crack on me. Plus it has the rich goodness of sweetened condensed milk baked, so you know it has to be good! Follow my simple tips and you'll be enjoying your own perfect cheesecake as well.