Nutrition for Condensed Milk

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


Condensed Milk Nutrition Summary

One tablespoon of condensed milk (19.1 grams or 0.67 oz) contains 61 calories and 1.5 grams of protein. Condensed milk consist of 27% water, 54% carbohydrates, 8% protein, and 9% fat.

Condensed milk is an excellent source of many nutrients, including carbohydrates, calcium and potassium. It also contains significant amounts of Vitamin A, phosphorus and choline.

In one tablespoon of condensed milk:

  • Calories: 61
  • Protein: 1.5 g
  • Sugar: 10.4 g
  • Fat: 1.7 g, (Saturated: 1 g)
  • Cholesterol: 6.5 mg
  • Sodium: 24.3 mg
There is no significant amounts of dietary fiber in condensed milk.

See the Condensed Milk Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Milk, canned, condensed, sweetened.

Calories in Condensed Milk

Condensed milk has 61 calories per tablespoon or 319 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and fat.

66 percent of calories in condensed milk are from carbohydrates, 24% of calories are from fat and 10% of calories are from protein.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 66% of the calories in condensed milk are from carbohydrates. The carbs in condensed milk are mostly in the form of sugar (100%).

  • Sugar: 10.4 g
There is no significant amounts of dietary fiber or starch in condensed milk.

Calories from Fat

About 24% the calories in condensed milk are from fat. Condensed milk has a moderate amount of total fat, with 1.7 grams or 3% of recommended daily values per tablespoon. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in condensed milk are saturated:

  • Total fat: 1.7 g
  • Saturated fat: 1 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.5 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g
There is no significant amounts of cholestrol in condensed milk.

Omega-6 in Condensed Milk

Condensed milk contains a small amount of omega-6 fatty acids, mostly in the form of linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid. [2]

  • linoleic acid: 0.04 g

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Protein in Condensed Milk

An excellent source of protein, a single tablespoon of condensed milk contains 3% of recommended daily values or 1.5 grams of protein. In addition, condensed milk contains significant amounts of all 9 essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 1.51 g
  • Tryptophan: 0.02 g
  • Threonine: 0.07 g
  • Isoleucine: 0.09 g
  • Leucine: 0.15 g
  • Lysine: 0.12 g
  • Methionine: 0.04 g
  • Phenylalanine: 0.07 g
  • Valine: 0.1 g
  • Histidine: 0.04 g

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Vitamins and Minerals in Condensed Milk

An good source of nutrients, condensed milk contains abundant amounts of calcium and potassium. In fact, a single tablespoon of condensed milk contains 5% of recommended daily values or 54.3 mg of calcium.

Vitamins in condensed milk (1 tbsp):
  • Vitamin a: 14.2 ug
  • Thiamin: < 0.1 mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: < 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin b6: < 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin c: 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin e: < 0.1 mg
  • Folate: 2.1 ug
  • Vitamin b12: 0.1 ug
  • Vitamin k: 0.1 ug
Minerals in condensed milk (1 tbsp):
  • Calcium: 54.3 mg
  • Potassium: 71 mg
  • Iron: < 0.1 mg
  • Magnesium: 5 mg
  • Zinc: 0.2 mg
  • Selenium: 2.8 ug
  • Phosphorus: 48.4 mg
  • Choline: 17 mg
There is no significant amounts of copper, manganese or pantothenic acid in condensed milk.

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Flavonoids and Carotenoids in Condensed Milk [3]

Condensed milk contains a couple of healthy phytonutrients and antioxidants, specifically carotenoid beta-carotene. In one tablespoon of condensed milk:

  • beta-carotene: 3 ug

Condensed Milk Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Condensed Milk in Cooking

Condensed milk is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Most recipes call for one or two tablespoons of condensed milk.

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