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mittshel 01-22-2009 03:40 PM

Powdered Milk?
 
I am making a cake that calls for 1/2 cup of powdered milk but the recipe does not say if that means dry, or make it into milk. I don't have powdered milk anyway, but what if I leave it out. Thanks for any help. Betsy.

mcnerd 01-22-2009 05:47 PM

Sorry, but your cake probably won't come out very well without the powdered (dry) milk.

You 'might' be able to use fresh milk but I'm not sure what 1/2 cup dry would convert to, but it would be over 1 cup liquid, and you would have to eliminate that much liquid from elsewhere in the recipe to equalize.

quicksilver 01-22-2009 06:00 PM

The recipe means dry or it would tell you to hydrate. At least that's my take.
My white bread recipe calls for powdered too - dry.

mittshel 01-23-2009 01:03 AM

That answers it. Two posts today and so much good feedback. I love this forum. Thank you. Betsy.

Chopstix 01-23-2009 09:59 AM

You may be able to sub powdered coffee creamer, if you have it, for the powdered milk. I do that all the time using my non-dairy coffee creamer.

PieSusan 01-23-2009 10:46 AM

Carnation and Sanilac are two brands of dry milk. They are often ingredients in bread recipes, too.


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