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lvhockhart
Aug 25th, 2006, 01:34 AM
Does anyone know what I can use as a substitute for evaporated milk in recipes? Since it's thicker than regular milk, I don't think regular soy (or other nondairy milk) will work.

Thanks!

my3labs
Aug 26th, 2006, 10:18 PM
No clue, but maybe you could add some cornstarch to the soy milk? I really don't know if this would work, but maybe? To thicken using cornstarch add 2 parts to 3 parts warm water. I usually do 2T cornstarch to 3T water when making about 1 1/2 cups of gravy.

veggiegirl3
Aug 26th, 2006, 11:36 PM
What about boiling soymilk to make it thicker?

lvhockhart
Aug 27th, 2006, 06:02 AM
Good suggestions, thanks.

my3labs
Aug 27th, 2006, 06:06 AM
Let us know if you come up with anything. I might be useful at some point.

cedarblue
Aug 27th, 2006, 11:05 AM
what about some soy cream? thats fairly thick, thicker than evap but you could water or soy milk it down a bit?? :)

lvhockhart
Aug 28th, 2006, 03:09 AM
I'm not familiar with soy cream. Who makes it? I can see if I can find it in the US.

Jane M
Aug 28th, 2006, 04:31 AM
Silk makes a soy creamer but I don't think it would work too well. Kind of depends on the recipe I would quess.