|Rich and thick Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk (makes 2-1/2 to 3 cups)|
Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk - Sugar Free & Low Carb
Makes approximately 2-1/2 cups
2 (14-ounce) cans unsweetened coconut milk (like Native Forest organic)
Add coconut milk to a small heavy saucepan and stir in Swerve (or sweetener of choice), butter and vanilla. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. After milk comes to a boil, reduce heat to low-medium and simmer, stirring and whisking frequently for about 45 minutes until reduced by almost half. Taste for sweetness. If additional sweetness is desired, add liquid stevia drops, additional Swerve, (or other sweetener of choice) until desired sweetness is achieved. Makes approximately 2-1/2 cups of sweetened condensed coconut milk. Cool before using in recipes. Refrigerate any unused portion.
*Note - For a dairy free version, substitute coconut oil in place of butter. If additional thickening is desired, whisk in a pinch or two of xanthum gum; cook on low an additional 5 minutes, whisking frequently.