Instant Dairy-Free Evaporated Milk
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This simple blend replaces one 12-ounce can of evaporated milk in recipes. The buttery spread isn't 100% required, but it does add a little richness that is more similar to evaporated milk.
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Serves: approximately 12 ounces
  • 1¼ cups boiled hot water
  • Scant 1 cup (15 tablespoons) dairy-free milk powder (like rice milk powder or soy milk powder; see post above for other options)
  • 2 teaspoons dairy-free buttery spread (optional)
  1. Pour the hot water into your blender. Add the dairy-free milk powder and buttery spread, if using. Blend until well combined.
  2. Remove the center piece from the lid to let any steam escape before opening.
  3. Use as directed in recipes. Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at