Condensed milk is a dairy product, meaning it’s made of cow’s milk. Water is removed and sugar is added to make a thick consistency milk which is used in a lot of dessert recipes in many countries around the world. These days even vegan substitutes for condensed milk can be made at home using non-dairy milk like soy milk, coconut milk etc.
Low-fat and non-fat versions of condensed milk is also available in the market these days. One can be used instead of the other in most of the recipes without compromising on the taste and texture.
Where to buy it?
Condensed milk is not a specialty ingredient which is difficult to locate. It’s available in almost all grocery stores these days. It usually comes in a can and can keep well for years and doesn’t require refrigeration when unopened. In some places it is available in tube form like toothpaste. You can try on-line as well.
Condensed Milk As An Egg Substitute
Condensed milk can also be used as an egg substitute in baking recipes. 1/4 cup of sweetened condensed milk is used to replace each egg in a recipe. It is mainly used in cake recipes.
Condensed Milk Recipes
Here is the full list of baking recipes that use Condensed Milk as an egg substitute.