Think you cannot make recipes that call for evaporated milk because there isn't a dairy free alternative? Think again!
In order to make dairy free recipes with with this concentrated milk substance, you must create it yourself, as there are no commercial options. Luckily, this is a very simple process that only requires one ingredient: soy milk!
Dairy Free Evaporated Milk
-Dairy free milk (I use soy and have only tried this with soy)
In a sauce pan, add soy milk in twice the amount that the recipe
calls for evaporated milk. For instance, if a recipe calls
for 1/2 cup evaporated milk, you would use 1 cup soy milk.
Bring the milk to just a boil and stir constantly until it has reduced
to half of its amount, about 5-8 minutes (depending on the amount of
If you are unsure if the milk has reduced to the necessary measurement,
pour it into a glass measure and then pour it back into the pot to
continue to cook down if it is not sufficient.
And there you have it...your own dairy free evaporated milk! This dairy free alternative can be substituted in any recipe that calls for evaporated milk. Try it in a pumpkin pie or my Dairy Free Fudge. Enjoy!