Condensed Milk?

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by Space Samurai » Dec 21st, '07, 22:43

I've tried it with chai before with good results.

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by skywarrior » Dec 22nd, '07, 01:30

I generally don't do the milk and sugar thing even to black tea. But I can imagine it would make good chai too.

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by hop_goblin » Jan 2nd, '08, 15:28

The only time I have heard of using condensed sweetened milk is when making Vietnamese style coffee.. Great stuff BTW

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by divintea » Jan 2nd, '08, 16:22

Same here, I've only seen it with Vietnamese-style coffee. Now I'm tempted to explore others!

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by Chip » Jan 4th, '08, 20:56

We are talking about canned condenced milk, right???

This thread is making me ill. I occasionally cook or bake with the stuff, but just the thought of putting it in my tea is giving me a gag reflex.

If someone gave it to me and did not tll me they put it in, I might love it, just don't tell me before hand.

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by Wesli » Jan 5th, '08, 02:50

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by leelee » Jan 5th, '08, 19:23

I do that as well. I buy the condensed milk that comes in a squeeze bottle instead of a can.

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by divintea » Jan 8th, '08, 09:43

True, true, it's sort of a bizarre concept. But it's probably similar to sweeteners like fructose corn syrup in iced teas... maybe? Which I've been reading lately is not much different from normal sugar in cals. Would condensed milk in iced tea taste good I wonder?

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by henley » Jan 8th, '08, 09:49

Leelee--where do you find condensed milk in a squeeze bottle rather than can. I've never seen that. Would like to try it, especially for some chai tea I have that will be going elsewhere unless I can make it taste richer.

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by leelee » Jan 8th, '08, 11:37

henley, i get it at the regular supermarket. it's made by nestle.

http://www.nestleusa.com/PubOurBrands/B ... 22DD6EF481

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by smarty » Jan 10th, '08, 08:25

I think condense milk is mainly used in Asia where fresh milk is not easily available in the old days. Distribution is easier and has a much longer shelf life.. It is an acquired taste.

In Vietnam, people use sweet condense milk with their coffee. However, I find cream much smoother with coffee.

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by Chip » Jan 10th, '08, 15:08

Doesn't condenced milk also have additives such as salt and preservatives. Hmmm, I need to look for a leftover can from Thanksgiving.

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by Mary R » Jan 10th, '08, 17:13

Condensed milk also has a hella lot of calories and such. If that's a concern of yours, be sure to compare labels between it and regular ol' milk.

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by divintea » Jan 14th, '08, 09:38

That's really true. Many of the labels say that it has corn syrup, which is basically in everything and gives the sweet tea it's pizazz.

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