Have you ever wondered how to make sweetened condensed milk? You can make Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk with just a few simple ingredients – it’s easy and tastes so much better than what comes out of a can.
I came across a recipe that I wanted to try for coconut macaroons, but didn’t know of a substitute for sweetened condensed milk since I didn’t have any on hand. What I did have was a cookbook that I’d checked out from the library, BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts by Stella Parks. The book is a treasure trove of recipes for making everything from Homemade Twinkies® and Snickers® bars to perfected pie crust and fudge brownies. I say perfected because this cookbook feels like a mouthwatering science textbook. Who knew that could be done? And, as you’ve guessed, she included a very precise sweetened condensed milk recipe….