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.
You can make your own sweetened condensed milk if that is of interest to you. It takes some time and patience, but is actually quite easy to do.
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.