What is milk, sweetened condensed? About the ingredient milk, sweetened condensed. Including 450 recipes with milk, sweetened condensed, nutrition data, where it's found, and video.
Condensed milk, also known as sweetened condensed milk, is cow's milk from which water has been removed and to which sugar has been added, yielding a very thick, sweet product which when canned can last for years without refrigeration if unopened.
The two terms, condensed milk and sweetened condensed milk, have become synonymous. Though there have been unsweetened condensed milk products, today these are uncommon.
Raw milk is clarified and standardized , and then is heated to 85-90 °C for several seconds. This heating destroys some microorganisms, decreases fat separation and inhibits oxidation. Some water is evaporated from the milk and sugar is added to approximately 45%. This sugar is what extends the shelf life of sweetened condensed milk.
Condensed milk is used in recipes for the popular Brazilian candy brigadeiro in which condensed milk is the main ingredient (the most famous condensed milk brand in Brazil is Moça [ËˆmosÉ], local version of Swiss Milch Mädchen marketed by Nestlé), lemon meringue pie, key lime pie,caramel candies and other desserts.
Condensed milk is drunk before most professional football games in the UK.
In New Orleans, it is commonly used as a topping on top of a chocolate or similar cream flavor snowball.
Milk, sweetened condensed is usually found in the baking supplies section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Milk, sweetened condensed is a member of the Dairy and Egg Products USDA nutritional food group.
|1 fl oz||38|
|British (UK) term:||Milk, sweetened condensed|
|en français:||lait concentré sucré|
|en español:||leche condensada azucarada|
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