• 1 Choosing the best
  • 2 Secrets of the correct cooking
  • 3 For those who do not trust the shops
  • 4 In the microwave
  • 5 Video tips for cooking the boiled condensed milk


Boiled condensed milk on a loaf Boiled condensed milk is a Soviet delicacy, which for many of us remains the "childhood taste".Who can resist a slice of fresh loaf, generously smeared with a thick cream with the aroma and color of fresh caramel? With such a sandwich, not one newfangled "Nutella" can be compared!

In addition, boiled condensed milk is included in many recipes, especially from the now popular "Soviet cuisine": homemade cakes, cookies, sweets. The taste and attractive appearance of cake and cookies depends largely on how "successful" the cream has been. Too thin condensed milk will turn a delicacy into porridge, and burned-up will spoil its taste. We will tell you how to cook the ideal boiled condensed milk for the joy of the whole family.

Choosing the best

Which condensed milk to choose Even if you are the god of coo

king, it will be difficult for you to create everything from nothing. Therefore, to prepare boiled condensed milk at home, it is important to choose the right "raw".Choose milk always in the iron pot and carefully read the composition. Do not trust the blue-and-blue label familiar to the eye: a surrogate may hide behind it, only superficially similar to the "same" Soviet condensed milk. Unfortunately, this product now has many cheap analogs.

Two signs of excellent condensed milk:

  • Manufactured under GOST 2903-78( mention of this is necessarily on the label);
  • The composition contains only two ingredients, milk and sugar, without fats and sweeteners;
  • Shelf life is not exceeded;
  • There is no rust and damage to the pot.

If you find such a product, safely go with it to the cashier!

Recipe for curd casserole as in kindergarten Condensed milk is a universal delicacy and is suitable for a simple loaf, fritters on kefir with apples, and for making a cake.



As well as condensed milk is perfect as a filling for pancakes. In this article you can find out an excellent recipe for thin pancakes on milk. This delicacy will be appreciated by both family members and guests!

Secrets of proper cooking

How to properly boil a condensed milk So, you and your future boiled condensed milk stayed in the kitchen one by one. How to cook boiled condensed milk?

Find a large enough pot in which the can calmly come lying on its side. Put in it condensed milk, pour water above the level of the can and put on the fire.

Bring water to a boil and reduce heat to a minimum. Now the condensed milk must be kept in a boiling saucepan for at least two hours. The maximum cooking time is three hours. The longer the delicacy is cooked, the darker it will be.

It is not necessary to cover the pan with a lid, but it is important to check it regularly and pour in water so that it is constantly higher than the can. If you forget about your condensed milk and all the water boils, then the bank can explode. It's not too dangerous, but the consequences are unpleasant: your entire kitchen will turn brown and sticky.

When the desired cooking time has passed, cool the jar( you can leave it at room temperature, or you can - under a stream of cold water, so that the process goes faster).

When the bank cools down, you can open it with a can opener - and enjoy the contents!

For those who do not trust the shops

How to make condensed milk at home If you did not find the "right" condensed milk on sale, or the industrial way of making it does not inspire confidence in you - try a home-made way of preparing a treat, milk and sugar. It's easy, but it will require patience.

You will need:

  • Milk pasteurized - 1.5 l.;
  • Soda - 1/2 tsp;
  • Lemon juice - 1.5 tbsp.l.;
  • Sugar-sand - 0,5 kg.

Pour the milk into the sugar and, stirring constantly, bring it to a boil. When the milk boils, remove it from the heat and add soda and lemon juice. After that, the mixture should be boiled for another 2-3 hours on low heat, until it darkens and thickens. Ready-made condensed milk will be approximately 0.7 liters( 50% of the initial amount of milk).

This method of cooking boiled condensed milk requires more free time, but your delicacy is prepared not in a sealed jar, but right in front of you, and it will be easier to achieve the necessary density.

Quick way to make condensed milk at home How to cook boiled condensed milk at home, if you have little time? There is also a quick way of cooking a boiled condensed milk at home, which takes about an hour. The secret is to replace half of the milk melted. The proportions of the recipe will be as follows:

  • Pasteurized milk - 0,75 l.;
  • Milk ghee - 0,75 l.;
  • Soda - 1/2 tsp;
  • Lemon juice - 1.5 tbsp.l.;
  • Sugar-sand - 0,5 kg.

Milk is mixed in a saucepan;further all as in the first recipe. Cook until the desired consistency will have 1-1.5 hours.

In the microwave

Cooking condensed milk in a microwave oven, the microwave oven helps to speed up the caramel delicacy even more and reduce it to just 10-15 minutes.

How to make a boiled condensed milk in a microwave oven? To do this, you need a "correct" milk bank and a glass or ceramic bowl. The choice of dishes is important: with plastic condensed milk is not very "friendly".

  • Open the jar and pour the right amount of milk into the bowl;
  • Set for 2 minutes in the microwave( power - 700 watts);
  • Remove the bowl and mix the contents carefully.

Repeat the entire sequence four times - that is, four times for two minutes, with stirring after each. Stirring condensed milk is necessary so that it does not boil and does not "run away."

So, now you know four ways to prepare a fragrant boiled condensed milk in your kitchen. But those who tried them all, say: the most nostalgic taste of a delicacy from a jar that boiled for three hours in a saucepan.

Video tips for cooking boiled condensed milk

The video tells how to prepare a thick tasty boiled condensed milk.


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