How much powdered milk?

Instant milk powder. It’s a camp essential. Cups of tea and coffee, oatmeal, creamed rice, pasta sauces, muesli… lots of camp foods need milk. Powdered milk is not only protein-rich, and light to carry, but it also won’t go off on a hot day like fresh dairy produce.

How much milk powder do you need for the amount of milk you want? Use this handy look-up table to work it out.

Milk cups Milk ml Milk powder grams Milk powder packed cups
4 1000 125 1
2 500 63 0.5
1 250 31 0.25

1 cup is enough for one serve of custard sauce or oatmeal.


Enjoying custard on the trail!


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