evaporated milk


: unsweetened milk concentrated by partial evaporation

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Add the spinach and evaporated milk and bring to a simmer. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 9 Dec. 2022 The brothers owned evaporated milk producer Gloria SA and had stakes in other food companies in countries including Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Puerto Rico and Uruguay. Conor Murray, Forbes, 31 Dec. 2022 Adeni chai — arguably the shop’s most popular tea drink and hailing from the Aden region of Yemen — is made with black tea, evaporated milk, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and sugar. Zareen Syed, Chicago Tribune, 29 Dec. 2022 Substitute the coconut milk with whole milk, evaporated milk or a combination of the two. San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Oct. 2022 Like traditional Italian pesto, the base of Tallarines Verdes begins with basil, garlic, and olive oil and turns luscious with the addition of queso fresco and evaporated milk. Alexis Montoya, Bon Appétit, 14 Sep. 2022 The queso fresco adds a mild tang that, when blended with the evaporated milk and walnuts, produces a creamy sauce. Alexis Montoya, Bon Appétit, 14 Sep. 2022 Make the flan: In a blender, combine the dulce de leche, evaporated milk, cream cheese, vanilla extract and salt, and blend until smooth, 20 to 30 seconds. San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Sep. 2022 Regional favorites, like evaporated milk and queso fresco, joined in. Alexis Montoya, Bon Appétit, 14 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of evaporated milk was in 1870

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“Evaporated milk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evaporated%20milk. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

evaporated milk

: unsweetened canned milk from which much of the water has been evaporated

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