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Is there a substitute for evaporated milk?

Is there a substitute for evaporated milk?
Submitted by kayla.b.craig

Evaporated milk—homogenized milk that has been cooked to reduce its water content by 60 percent—has a slightly caramelized flavor that is hard to duplicate, but these substitutions will work in most recipes:

• 2¼ cups whole milk, simmered gently in a saucepan until reduced to 1 cup. (This substitution will provide the flavor most similar to evaporated milk.)

• 1 cup whole milk

• 1 cup half-and-half

• 1 cup light whipping cream (30 percent fat)

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