condensed milk



  • Milk from which about 85 to 90 per cent of the water has been removed to leave an evaporated milk containing 45 to 50 per cent water, to this is added about 70 g of sugar per 100 g of evaporated milk to give a thick sticky liquid containing about 55 per cent sugar including lactose, and 28 per cent water which is thus resistant to bacterial contamination. Available in both full cream and skimmed versions. the skimmed version containing about 60 per cent sugar in the resulting mixture.


  • noun milk that is thickened by evaporating most of the water content and then sweetened