The recipe calls for evaporated milk, but I only have sweetened condensed. Can I use it instead?

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Sure, you just have to have an appropriate recipe. Google "sweetened condensed milk pumpkin pie", you will find several recipes, including one by a major maker of sweetened condensed milk.

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    it is important to switch recipes, not just replace evaporated with sweetened condensed - it's thicker and sweeter and will make a different pie (see cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/3072/… ). The rest of the recipe has to be changed to deal with that. Nov 25, 2014 at 17:29

Take the 14 oz. can of condensed milk and and add 10 oz. of water. Wisk until mixed thoroughly. Using a couple of tablespoons less of sugar will result in an almost identical final pie.

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