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Dairy Free, Naturally Sweetened Condensed Milk {No Refined Sugar}

This homemade version of Vegan Condensed Milk uses no refined sugar. Coconut milk and coconut sugar make a dairy-free, naturally sweetened treat!

Course Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Vegan Condensed Milk
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 41 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Author LeelaLicious

Ingredients

  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup liquid sweetener I used coconut sugar paste (honey or maple syrup works too)

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan combine coconut milk and sweetener and bring to a simmer on medium-low.
  2. Keep simmering, while stirring regularly, until the mixture thickens and reduces to about 1 cup. This takes between 30-40 minutes. The sweetened condensed milk will thicken more as it cools.

Recipe Notes

- As the sweetened condensed milk gets thicker, keep reducing the heat and stir more frequently to prevent scorching at the bottom.
- I keep a measuring cup next to the stove to check how much the mixture has reduced. If it's still more than 1 cup, I return it back to the saucepan and continue simmering.
- Other milk alternatives and different natural sweeteners may work as well.