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I making this from scratch tonight, as an experiment to see whether the canned stuff is any better than homemade. Most directions I have found say to take a can of condensed milk and boil it in plenty of water anywhere form 1-4 hours, then let it cool and enjoy. My question is, if I boil it and let it cool, can I keep it in the can, unopened and unrefridgerated for a few days, or does the boiling take that option away? I want to do two cans and save one to use on Friday.
Thanks for your help!

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  1. I've been told that you can do multiple cans at a time and save them, unopened, for later use. I don't think you even need to refrigerate the can.

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    1. re: cheryl_h

      I figured that, but just needed confirmation. Thanks!

      1. re: foodrocks

        I always do multiple cans - 2 to 4 at a time - just as easy as doing only one. After they cool I keep the ones I'm not using immediately in the refrigerator - although they'd probably be fine on the counter....