Delicious Recipes That Use Milk
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Recipes That Use A Lot Of Milk

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Never let that last bit of milk go to waste again
Delicious Recipes That Use Milk
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Although some groceries can last quite a long time, milk can spoil easily and relatively quickly. If there’s still some milk left in the fridge and it’s not possible (or desirable) to drink it all in one sitting, these great recipes are sure to help you finish it.

Mushroom and Sausage Lasagnetta

Mushroom and Sausage Lasagnetta
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Make yourself a fancy single serving of lasagna with porcini mushrooms and Italian sausage, or make as many as you need for a dinner party, customizing each for guests’ dietary needs.

For the Mushroom and Sausage Lasagnetta recipe, click here.

Potato Gratin with Onions and Sage

Potato Gratin with Onions and Sage
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There are many different types of cheeses that can be used to make potato gratin, but this recipe uses fontina cheese and adds onions and sage to give it even more flavor.

For the Potato Gratin with Onions and Sage recipe, click here.

The Best Vanilla Milkshake in the World

The Best Vanilla Milkshake in the World
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Combine leftover milk with the right amount of good quality ice cream and you can make the best vanilla milkshake you’ve ever tasted right at home.

For The Best Vanilla Milkshake in the World recipe, click here.

Sweet Milk Homemade Waffles

Sweet Milk Homemade Waffles

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These sweet milk waffles are the perfect home-cooked meal, straight from a grandmother’s recipe box and perfect for any time of day.

For the Sweet Milk Homemade Waffles recipe, click here.

Make Ahead Eggs Benedict Arnold

Make Ahead Eggs Benedict Arnold

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There are so many creative ways to serve eggs, and this recipe turns them into a casserole using milk, bacon, onions and English muffins before topping it off with an easy-to-make hollandaise sauce.

For the Make Ahead Eggs Benedict Arnold recipe, click here.

Gooey, Creamy Mac and Cheese

Gooey, Creamy Mac and Cheese
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Grate your own cheese for this super gooey and creamy mac and cheese recipe that calls for a quart of milk.

For the Gooey, Creamy Mac and Cheese recipe, click here.

Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn

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Creamed corn is a classic dish perfect for eating as a side along with some barbecue, rotisserie chicken or a nice ham — although you’ll be tempted to eat the entire pot by itself.

For the Creamed Corn recipe, click here.

Southern White Gravy

Southern White Gravy

Courtesy of Laine Miller

There’s no shortage of Southern dishes that everyone should try, but one of the essentials is a simple white gravy made with milk, flour, butter, salt and pepper. It’s perfect for pouring over biscuits, chicken-fried steak or fried chicken.

For the Southern White Gravy recipe, click here.

Buttermilk Beignets

Buttermilk Beignets

Courtesy of David Guas

One of New Orleans’ most famous dishes, the beignet is basically a square doughnut without a hole, dusted in powdered sugar and served piping hot. These light and fluffy beignets are made with milk, buttermilk, flour, sugar, yeast and a little bit of baking soda and salt.

For the Buttermilk Beignets recipe, click here.

Ham and Gruyère Crêpes

Ham and Gruyère Crêpes
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Cast-Iron Pan Jalapeño Cornbread

Cast-Iron Pan Jalapeño Cornbread
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You can make so many meals using just a cast-iron pan, including this cornbread that calls for jalapeños, green onions, corn, cheddar cheese and buttermilk that can easily be substituted with milk, according to the recipe.

For the Cast-Iron Pan Jalapeño Cornbread recipe, click here.

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole
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A crowd-favorite side dish at Thanksgiving, green bean casserole can be enjoyed any time of year. This recipe changes things up a bit by adding shallots and button mushrooms.

For the Green Bean Casserole recipe, click here.

‘My Inspiration’ Cake

‘My Inspiration’ Cake

Courtesy of Pillsbury

A grand prize winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off in the 1950s, this decadent chocolate cake is layered with pecans and is topped off with even more chocolate and pecans.

For the “My Inspiration” Cake recipe, click here.

Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes with American Buttercream

Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes with American Buttercream
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It’s never a bad idea to practice making perfect cupcakes, and these vanilla cupcakes are a great recipe, complete with instructions on how to make your own buttercream.

For the Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes with American Buttercream recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Cheesy Egg Bake

Instant Pot Cheesy Egg Bake
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There are many ingredients that go great with eggs, and this scrambled eggs recipe combines bacon and hash browns with eggs, milk and shredded cheese for a quick and easy breakfast.

For the Instant Pot Cheesy Egg Bake recipe, click here.

Chile con Queso au Gratin

Chile con Queso au Gratin

Courtesy of Brennan’s of Houson

With a Tex-Mex twist from poblano chiles, tomato and onions, classic potatoes au gratin become one of the best potato dishes you’ll find anywhere.

For the Chile con Queso au Gratin recipe, click here.

Brioche Bread Pudding

Brioche Bread Pudding

Use up your leftover milk as well as day-old brioche bread with this crowd-pleasing brunch recipe perfect for Easter. Add some ice cream to your bread pudding to make it even sweeter.

For the Brioche Bread Pudding recipe, click here.

The Only Waffle Recipe You’ll Ever Need

The Only Waffle Recipe You’ll Ever Need
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If you’re just looking to enjoy some simple, easy-to-make waffles, this waffle recipe is the only one you’ll need, perfect when topped with some butter and warm syrup.

For The Only Waffle Recipe You’ll Ever Need, click here.

Cream Cheese Alfredo Sauce

Cream Cheese Alfredo Sauce
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For people who love Italian-American cuisine, this recipe for Alfredo sauce combines cream cheese with milk, butter and garlic and tosses it with bow tie pasta.

For the Cream Cheese Alfredo Sauce recipe, click here.

Pistachio Ice Cream

Pistachio Ice Cream
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It’s important to be mindful and make some diet changes as you grow older, including eating more nuts. Pistachios are a good source of melatonin, potassium and dietary fiber — but maybe you can cheat a little by turning them into a nice and sweet ice cream.

For the Pistachio Ice Cream recipe, click here.

Christmas Cauliflower

Christmas Cauliflower
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A perfect dish to make ahead for Christmas morning, or any time of year, this recipe sautés cauliflower with mushrooms and green pepper before adding milk, Swiss cheese and pimientos for a comfort dish with a twist.

For the Christmas Cauliflower recipe, click here.

Coconut Cream Tres Leches

Coconut Cream Tres Leches
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Pastel de tres leches is a popular dessert throughout Latin America and is found on the menu at many top Mexican restaurants in the United States. The “tres leches,” or “three milks” used in this recipe used are whole milk, condensed milk and evaporated milk, with the cake being topped by Cool Whip and coconut flakes.

For the Coconut Cream Tres Leches recipe, click here.

Classic Vegetable Cheese Casserole

Classic Vegetable Cheese Casserole
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One great way of using up ingredients in your fridge and cabinets is by throwing them together for a fantastic casserole. This vegetarian-friendly recipe uses peas, carrots, onions, biscuit mix, cheddar cheese and cream of mushroom soup.

For the Classic Vegetable Cheese Casserole recipe, click here.

Cereal-Crusted Brioche Toast

Cereal-Crusted Brioche Toast
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If you’re not sure whether to have cereal or French toast for breakfast, this recipe makes it so that you don’t have to choose. Using brioche bread, this French toast uses a lot of milk and is covered in cornflakes, cinnamon, nutmeg, bananas and strawberries. For another twist, throw it in an instant pot along with these other easy breakfast recipes.

For the Cereal-Crusted Brioche Toast recipe, click here.

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