First introduced in 1899, canned NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk made a big difference when refrigerated milk wasn’t always available. It was used as baby formula. It went off to war with our G.I.s, and it continues to work magic in comfort food favorites from clam chowder to meat loaf and mashed potatoes.

You and your family will love what evaporated milk does for these comfort food staples. Just substitute NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk whenever the recipe calls for milk. NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk comes in whole, low, and fat-free versions. You’ll want to make sure there are always a couple of cans in your kitchen cabinet.


Grandma’s Corn Chowder
Grandma’s going to think you’ve been reading her diary when she tastes this classic velvety corn chowder—just like she makes. See recipe

Homestyle Meatloaf
It’s the Nestlé® Carnation® Instant Nonfat Dry Milk that gives this meatloaf its irresistible texture. See recipe

Creamy Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Beef up your mashed potatoes with evaporated milk and shredded cheddar cheese! Add green onions and crumbled bacon for an even heartier side dish. See recipe

Peanut Butter Chocolate Layer Bars
This can’t-fail dessert has it all: delicious NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, crushed peanut butter sandwich cookies (for texture) and the smoothness of  NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk. See recipe

Raisin Apple Bread Pudding
Cinnamon, apples and raisins combine for a sweet and rich bread pudding. It's a great use for leftover bread and a perfect fall and winter dessert. See recipe

Pasta with Beef and Cinnamon
If your skillet hamburger dry dinner kit needs help, try substituting canned evaporated milk for fresh milk. The sauce will taste blended, rich and natural, and the noodles will stay coated with the sauce. See recipe

Cream of Mushroom Soup
A simple can of condensed soup becomes restaurant quality with the addition of evaporated milk. It makes any cream soup or chowder—such as mushroom, tomato, potato or seafood—full, rich and delicious. See recipe

Garlic Rosemary Mashed Potatoes
Substitute canned evaporated milk for fresh milk in instant mashed potato flakes. Discover delicious mashed potatoes with an enhanced natural potato flavor and home-style color. Dry prepackaged scalloped or au gratin potatoes become creamier and richer in flavor. See recipe

Macaroni & Cheese
An easy substitution of canned evaporated milk for fresh milk makes macaroni and cheese taste creamier, cheesier and less salty. The sauce adheres to the macaroni, offering cheesy sauce in every bite. See recipe

Old-Fashioned Butterscotch Pudding
Grab a box of instant pudding and substitute canned evaporated milk for fresh milk. Velvety smooth and creamy, it looks and tastes like pudding made from scratch. See recipe

Make sure you know whether your recipe calls for evaporated or condensed milk. They are not usually interchangeable.

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