With the price of milk, soaring, powdered milk can be used as a very good alternative. Though some people may feel that powdered milk is inferior to the regular milk, its advantage lies in its easy procurablity and storage. Powdered milk is also free from fat and so there are no calories and this is enough reason to attract the health conscious. It is also rich in calcium and protein and is the best way to store milk. Most of the people think that powdered milk is not a good to substitute regular milk while making sweet dishes. This is not true as there are some dishes in which the powdered milk adds to the taste of the recipes. Try out some simple recipes using powdered milk.
Recipes Using Powdered Milk
1. Carrot Halwa
- 2 kg Carrots
- 2l Milk
- 2 cup Sugar
- 2 cup Milk Powder
- 1 cup Oil
- 1 cup Nuts and raisins
- Grate the carrots and leave it aside. Boil the milk and then add in the carrots.
- Stir constantly to prevent sticking and boil until the milk is evaporated.
- Add the oil and cook for another 30 minutes.
- Now add in the powdered milk and sugar and cook until semi dry
- Add the nuts and raisins and mix it well.
- Serve either hot or chilled.
2. Bowser Biscuits Recipe
- 1 packet Dry yeast
- 1/2 cup Warm water
- 2 cups Flour
- 2 cups Chicken broth (warm)
- 1 cup Cornmeal
- 1/2 cup Powdered milk
- 1 cup Wheat germ
- 1/4 cup Margarine or butter
- 2 cups Cracked wheat
- 1/4 cup Honey
- 4 cups Whole wheat flour
- 1 Egg – beaten
- Dissolve the yeast in warm water and keep it aside.
- Tale a large bowl and mix the broth, powdered milk, butter, honey and eggs.
- Add the yeast water and mix.
- Now add the flour, cornmeal, wheat germ and cracked wheat and stir.
- To it add the whole wheat, half a cup at a time and mixing thoroughly.
- Knead for four to five minutes.
- Roll into half-inch thickness and cut into spherical shapes.
- Put each into a greased cookie sheet and then bake at 350 F for forty-five minutes. Set it to cool.
3. Baked Creme Caramel
- 2/3 cup of Sugar (for caramel sauce)
- 6 beaten Eeggs
- 1 cup of full-cream Milk powder
- 2/3 cup of Sugar
- 1 cup of Fresh unsweetened orange juice
- 2 tSP of vanilla
- In a saucepan melt the sugar in medium heat then reduce the heat and stir until the sugar is golden brown. Stir frequently.
- Pour the sugar in eight custard cups and let it stand for ten minutes.
- In a bowl, mix the eggs, powdered milk, sugar, orange juice, vanilla, and two cups of water.
- Pour this into the custard cups. Place the cups in a baking dish that is filled with one-inch water.
- Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes.
- Serve chilled.