Homemade Condensed Milk
Makes 400g (equivalent to 1 tin)
1 ¼ cups (310ml) powdered milk (preferably full cream)
¾ cup (180ml) caster sugar
60g butter, softened
1/3 cup (80ml) boiling water
A drop of vanilla essence (optional)
Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth, thick and the sugar and milk powder are dissolved. Pour into a jar and store in the fridge for up to 1 week.