Because powdered milk has no fat, it is a poor substitute for cooking and baking recipes that require whole milk.
The milk fat gives recipes (baked items, especially) a consistency that cannot be found without fat.
Preppers can benefit by knowing how to substitute the powdered for fresh in recipes. If you want to turn dry milk to whole milk follow the guide below.
To Turn Dry Milk to Whole Milk Simply:
- Combine 1 cup water with 1/3 cup powdered milk.
- Stir the ingredients together well to dissolve all the powdered milk. Use a blender or mixer for best results.
- Add 1 tbsp. oil after the powdered-milk mixture is well blended.
- Mix or blend the mixture thoroughly.
It is not that hard – 1 tbsp. of oil for every cup of milk…
This is a bit of kitchen knowledge that, while not common, is something every person with home food storage should know. This tip will help turn pounds of dry milk powder into something usable for recipes