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Can I use half and half as a substitute for milk?

By Carolyn from Schuylerville, NY

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September 2, 20100 found this helpful
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Yes, but half and half has more calories and more fat. I'd use the same ratio really, if it were me. Or maybe 2 1/2 cups half and half and 1/2 cup water. It's not likely to fail miserably whatever you do.

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March 11, 20160 found this helpful

My recipe calls for 2 cups of scalded milk. I have only 1/2 & 1/2. Does the 2/3 rd ratio of cream plus 1/3 water work for scalding milk?

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