22 Desserts That Make Magic out of Evaporated Milk
Got leftover evaporated milk? Or maybe you have a can lurking in the back of your cupboard, waiting to be transformed into something special? Look no further. We've got you covered in this selection of twenty-two fudgy, frozen and perfectly sweet recipes that all use evaporated milk to make magic.
This fantastic fudge sauce is made with cocoa, sugar, butter, and evaporated milk so you probably already have all the ingredients in your kitchen cupboard. Make double and keep a jar of this dessert sauce in the fridge for when that chocolate craving hits!
Truly Key Lime Pie Ice Cream
Sweet and tart, this extremely creamy key lime pie-flavored ice cream is made with evaporated milk, condensed milk, regular milk and cream. Large pieces of graham cracker are added to the ice cream machine during the last few minutes — they will break into smaller pieces as the machine churns.
Nutella Bread Pudding
A can of evaporated milk works wonders in bread pudding if you've run out of milk or cream. It's also lower in calories. Scatter some chopped walnuts or hazelnuts on top of the bread pudding before baking for added texture.
Seven Layer Gelatin Salad
This gelatin dessert is made with evaporated milk and seven different jello flavors. It's especially impressive when made in a tall glass bowl so all your guests can see the layers. An easy and fun treat to make with the kids.
Chocolate Chess Pie II
The incredibly delicious, chocolaty filling in this classic chess pie is made with cocoa powder, sugar, eggs, evaporated milk, and butter. "This is like the pie I remember from my childhood," says reviewer STARBUCK69. "So yummy and a perfect holiday dessert."
All you'll need to make this flavorful Indian ice cream is equal amounts of evaporated milk and condensed milk, some whipped topping, bread, and ground cardamon. For extra flavor, add a few drops of rose water or ground pistachios for a fantastic no-churn frozen dessert.
Mrs. Sigg's Fresh Pumpkin Pie
This classic Thanksgiving pie recipe uses fresh pumpkin puree and one can of evaporated milk to give this dessert a delicious flavor, texture, and just the right amount of sweetness. Serve with a generous dollop of whipped cream.
Mother's Day Pie
A can of evaporated milk, shredded coconut, eggs, sugar, flour, and butter are all you need to whip up this gorgeous, crustless coconut custard pie. No need to wait for Mother's Day — this dessert pie is perfect for any occasion.
Caramel Turtles(R) Brownies
These moist and gooey chocolate-caramel brownies are simply amazing. No one will believe how easy they are to make with chocolate cake mix, a can of evaporated milk, and a few other store cupboard ingredients. Garnish with whole pecans for a delicious crunch.
Never-Never Ever-Ever Fail Fudge
Recipe creator Jackie has been making this fail-safe fudge recipe with evaporated milk and sugar for over 30 years. She likes to add marshmallows, chocolate chips, and walnuts but feel free to put your own spin on it — chunks of sandwich cookies, butterscotch pieces, cranberries and white chocolate chips will all work wonderfully.
Grandma's Rhubarb Torte
This rhubarb dessert is an irresistible childhood favorite of recipe creator pie223. It's a rich pastry tart, filled with a gorgeous pink filling made from rhubarb, evaporated milk, egg yolks, and sugar. A fluffy meringue is spooned on top and baked until golden brown.
Peanut Butter Fondue
Family and friends will adore this sweet and salty dessert fondue made with peanut butter, evaporated milk, and marshmallows. Serve with brioche, brownies cubes, sliced apples, bananas, strawberries, or marshmallows for a fun treat.
This Mexican dessert is made with layers of caramel sauce, chocolate cake, and a creamy flan mixture that's made with evaporated and condensed milk. The chocolate layer rises to the top, while the flan layer sinks to the bottom. It may sound daunting, but this beautiful cake is a breeze to make.
Chocolate Frozen Yogurt
This thick and creamy chocolate frozen yogurt certainly doesn't taste like its low-fat content. It's made with a can of fat-free evaporated milk, semisweet chocolate chips, and low-fat yogurt. Serve with sliced banana or diced strawberries for a colorful dessert course.
Newfie Rice Pudding
A rich and creamy baked rice pudding that couldn't be easier if you have some leftover rice, a can of evaporated milk, sugar and spices in your cupboard. Top with plump raisins for a special finish.
Apple Pecan Cobbler
A tasty baked dessert that's packed with sliced apples and sugared pecans. The rich cobbler topping is simply made by incorporating evaporated milk, egg, and melted butter into flour and sugar. With so many rave reviews, this recipe might become your go-to fall dessert.
This light, low calorie plum mousse is made with evaporated milk instead of cream. It's a deliciously quick and easy way to use up an abundance of plums — you just need patience to chill the mousse for at least 3 hours before serving.
Egg Tarts I
Evaporated milk features in both the flaky pastry used to make these irresistible miniature tarts and the rich custard filling that's baked on top. Once the tarts have cooled, top each one with a fresh berry, and dust with confectioners' sugar for a beautiful presentation.
A traditional creamy flan made with just 5 ingredients: 1 can of evaporated milk, 1 can of condensed milk, eggs, sugar, and vanilla. Reviewer Philip Shores gave this recipe a solid 5 stars: "This was the most down to earth, simple recipe for flan I have ever found!"
No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
This no-bake cheesecake recipe uses strawberry gelatin, evaporated milk, and cream cheese to make the filling. It's easy to vary the type of jello you use - lemon or lime flavoring would be equally delicious.
A rich vanilla custard made with eggs, evaporated milk, and condensed milk is topped with a soft meringue to make this traditional Peruvian dessert. You can pipe the meringue on top for an elegant presentation, then sprinkle with cinnamon just before serving.
Simple Mango Pudding
This creamy pudding is deliciously refreshing. It's made with mango pulp, evaporated milk, and gelatin for a perfect make-ahead dessert for any tropical fruit lovers in your life! Serve with mango slices or blueberries for a light summer dessert.