Homemade Condensed Milk
It's always better to make base ingredients also at home as far as possible. Store bought ones are laden with preservatives , sugar , salt .
Condensed milk is no exception.
It's super quick to make. You can control the sugar . Since it's condensed milk you have to add sugar but still it's less that the store bought ones.
You just need two ingredients and some time on your hand and lo behold, your condensed milk is ready.
Whole milk 500 ml
Sugar 1/2 cup
Baking soda a pinch
Mix milk and sugar in a heavy bottom deep pan.
Keep it on medium heat and keep stirring occasionally so that it doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.
Cook till it reduces to half.
Remove from fire and mix in baking soda
Let it cool.
Now whisk it with a hand blender to get a smooth mixture.
Pour it into a glass bottle.
Keep it refrigerated.