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Old 08-06-2007, 01:06 PM   #1
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Can I substitute evaporated milk?

I was just wondering if a person cold substitute evaporated milk for cream in a recipe? I use so very little cream that I really hate to buy a container for such a little bit. I will not be whipping it.


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Old 08-06-2007, 01:10 PM   #2
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What are you doing with it? Depending on what you need to do it should be fine.

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Old 08-06-2007, 01:23 PM   #3
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Alix is right, it depends on what you are making but the general answer is yes. It's done all the time to cut down on the fat while still getting a creamy mouthfeel.
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Old 08-06-2007, 02:29 PM   #6
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It depends on the recipe. In some sauce recipes, you cannot use evaporated milk because it will cause the sauce to seperate.

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