Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk Substitute

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
Grilled Balsamic Strawberries

You know there are some recipes that just need Sweetened Condensed Milk and there just isn’t much you can do to replace it.  For those needing to avoid milk, here is a great way to make our own.  Now, you can revisit the family recipe box and dig out those previously off limits recipes.  Without any refined sugar, this one just might be a little healthier, too.  Dairy, gluten, and sugar free, it’s the perfect homemade sweetened condensed milk substitute.

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Sweetened Condensed Milk Substitute - Dairy, Gluten, Refined Sugar Free
  • 2 Cans Coconut Milk
  • ½ c Agave Nectar (Palm Syrup, Maple Syrup and Honey also work)
  1. In sauce pan, combine coconut milk and agave. Warm mixture over medium-low heat until mix begins to bubble. Continue to cook over low heat, mixing continuously until sauce is reduced to ½ , is slightly golden and is the consistency of a light syrup. Cool to room temperature. Store refrigerated in glass jelly jar until ready to use.
  2. Makes approximately 1 ½-2 c


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4 People have left comments on this post

» Joy said: { Jun 24, 2013 - 05:06:49 }

OK! This is great! This will open up so many alternatives for summer desserts and who knows what will happen at Christmas time! 🙂 Thanks Shani! Keep those substitutes coming!

» Shani said: { Jun 24, 2013 - 05:06:48 }

Glad you can use it, too! I was so excited to learn how to make a safe option.

» Cathy H said: { Oct 9, 2013 - 03:10:55 }

Thank you for this post! I can’t wait to try it!

» Karee
said: { Oct 9, 2013 - 12:10:57 }

You’re welcome, Cathy. Enjoy!

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