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Evaporated Milk Recipes - Cooking with Evaporated Milk

When using reconstituted evaporated milk in recipes, you shouldn't notice any taste difference at all, except in yeast breads where the result will be slightly sweeter. Evaporated milk can be substituted in equal amounts for cream or half-and-half in most recipes. Do not confuse evaporated milk with sweetened condensed milk.
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Evaporated Milk Cooking Tips
Evaporated milk can be substituted in equal amounts for cream or half-and-half in most recipes. Do not confuse evaporated milk with sweetened condensed milk. Get tips on cooking with canned evaporated milk.

All Day Macaroni & Cheese (Crockpot) Recipe
Basic macaroni and cheese is easy to make in the crockpot. Try adding some canned tuna or cooked chicken, if you wish.

Bonbon Jovi Recipe
These chocolate coconut bonbons are actually low-fat and easy to make.

Broiled Italian Meatballs Recipe
This Italian meatball recipe is easy enough for kids to make and heart healthy, too. Eat as is or add to spaghetti sauce, soups, stews or casseroles. You may also use this mixture to make a meatloaf.

Carnation Famous Fudge Recipe
This is a very simple fudge recipe using evaporated milk, marshmallows, and chocolate chips that brings raves. It is a classic candy recipe that is often requested. Instructions are also given for butterscotch and mint flavors.

Chocolate Caramel Candy Bars Recipe
If you love brownies and Milky Way candy bars, you'll love these rich bars that start with a chocolate cake mix. Let the kids help unwrap the caramel candies, but keep an eye on how many go into their mouths!

Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake Recipe
Caramels, pecans, and chocolate shine in this rich, no-bake cheesecake. It goes together quickly, but plan ahead for chilling time.

Copycat Twinkies Recipe
With a little patience and creativity, you can make a reasonable facsimile of those beloved Twinkies® at home. They won't be quite the same, but close. You might even like these little filled cakes better than the popular commercial brand. This would make a great supervised project for the kids.

Corn Chowder Recipe
Creamy corn chowder made with evaporated milk, red bell pepper, thyme, and chives is rich, hearty, and filling. The recipe uses frozen corn so you can enjoy this soup year-round. However, feel free to substitute fresh corn kernels if in season. Serve in a bread bowl for a full meal.

Crawfish-Stuffed Artichokes with Lagniappe Recipe
Crawfish is seasoned with basil, paprika, onion, garlic, and mustard, then stuffed into artichokes.

East Texas Brown Sugar Pralines Recipe
One of our forum members shares this family recipe for a Texas favorite. These pralines are crumbly, rather than chewy, and melt in your mouth. Have the ingredients measured and ready to go before you begin, because you will have to work quickly.

Gingered Carrot and Parsnip Soup Recipe
Rich and creamy carrot and parsnip soup is brightened with ginger. The soup may be served hot or cold. You will need to puree the soup in a blender or food processor according to the recipe. However, I find it just as tasty when unblended. I rather enjoy the texture.

Herbed Mustard Sauce Recipe
Whip up this tasty sauce in a matter of minutes in your blender. Great on hot or cold roasted beef fillet.

Irish Cream Fudge Recipe
Traditional walnut chocolate fudge candy gets a boost from Irish Cream liqueur. Keep this recipe in mind for gifts on any occasion.

Kahlua Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Traditional pumpkin pie with coffee flavoring is a winning dessert for any time of the year.

Low-Fat Thai Coconut Curry Shrimp Recipe
This tasty shrimp dish flavored with garlic and ginger is not only low-fat, but also low in calories. The sauce is made with evaporated nonfat milk, peanut butter, and curry powder. This is a spicy dish, but feel free to reduce the curry powder and/or chili sauce to suit your own personal tastes.

Mandarin Orange Rice Pudding Recipe
Let the crockpot do the work watching this delicious rice pudding flavored with mandarin oranges and raisins. It is a great way to use up leftover rice.

Molasses Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Molasses is the enhancing sweetener used in this pumpkin pie recipe. It lends a rich, old-fashioned flavor to the spiced pumpkin filling.

Mozzarella Soup with Vegetables and Black Olives Recipe
This hearty cheese soup uses lower-fat mozzarella with red onions, carrots, celery, and potatoes, plus black olives and hot sauce for kick. Use the food processor to make quick work of chopping the vegetables.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups Recipe
For peanut butter and chocolate lovers, you can't go wrong with these delicious cookie cups. Be sure to let the kids help.

Peanut Butter Punch Recipe
Kids will love this creamy punch flavored with peanut butter, vanilla, and nutmeg. Great for parties. If you are adventurous, add some banana or chocolate or both!

Penne alla Vodka Recipe
The sauce is rich with bacon and cream or lean with skim evaporated milk and takes on a slightly spicy flavor from the vodka. This is a classic pasta dish.

Perfect Peppermint Patties Recipe
Homemade peppermint patties will give the commercial ones a run for the money. These delicious candies are easier to make than you might think.

Philadelphia Pepper Pot Soup Recipe
Tripe, veal, and vegetables combine to make a thick, hearty soup traditionally known as pepper pot. Do not be deterred by the list of ingredients. This soup is quite easy to make. It does require about 2-1/2 hours of slow simmering, so plan ahead.

Pineapple Banana Cheese Dessert Recipe
This tasty dessert is made with cottage cheese, pineapple, banana, and gelatin. You may cut the fat and calories, if you wish, by using non-fat evaporated milk, powdered milk, and cottage cheese.

Pork Chops with Dijon Cream Sauce Recipe
The Dijon mustard cream sauce on these pork chops is surprisingly light due to fat-free half-and-half or evaporated milk. This is a delicious low-calorie entree, fast and easy to make.

Povitica - Croatian / Polish Filled Sweet Bread Recipe
Sweet yeast bread is stuffed with a cocoa, cinnamon, and pecan filling. Plan ahead to allow for rising time.

Pumpkin Mushroom Bisque Recipe
Mushrooms join pumpkin to make a flavorful, creamy bisque soup. Canned pumpkin is used as a time-saver, but you may use homemade cooked and pureed pumpkin. If using canned, but sure you do not pick up pumpkin pie filling by mistake. This is quick and easy to make.

Pumpkin Pie Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
It's everything you love about pumpkin pie all wrapped up in a dense, moist cake with irresistable cream cheese frosting. The texture is somewhere between a pie and a cake. Raisins and nuts are optional.

Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Start with canned pumpkin to make a classic pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving or any occasion.

Quick and Easy Croissants Recipe
Make these easy croissants in a breadmachine, a food processor, or with a mixer. Plan ahead to allow time for the yeast bread to rise.

Shortcut Turtle Cake Recipe
Take a shortcut by beginning with a box cake mix to make this decadent turtle cake. It is filled with a layer of caramel, chocolate chips, and pecans. Cut this cake in smaller pieces than a normal cake, because it is very rich.

Sweet Potato Pecan Ice Cream Recipe
Sweet potatoes, pecans, and condensed milk are the basis of this unusual ice cream dessert. This recipe requires an ice cream machine.

Wild Rice Soup (Crockpot) Recipe
Wild rice mix, vegetables, smoked turkey or chicken, and evaporated milk make a creamy soup in the crockpot.

Yankee Doodle Noodles Recipe
Here's a tasty way to use up leftover turkey. Noodles, cooked turkey, and artichoke hearts go together quickly in a casserole enriched by evaporated milk and Cheddar cheese.

Zucchini Chowder Recipe
Creamy zucchini soup is loaded with onions, tomatoes, and corn. It is further enriched with Cheddar cheese, Parmesan, and evaporated milk. Served with a salad and crusty bread, the chowder is hearty enough for a meal.

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