You don’t necessarily need liquid milk in cooking or preparing drinks in your home. The best powdered milks are also great choices, especially for people who need durable milk. Most powdered milk brands have no additives and are free from gluten and GMOs for safety. The powdered kinds of milk are reliable for preparing beverages, shakes, smoothies, and baking.
Top 10 best powdered milks for UK in 2021
So, which are the best-powdered kinds of milk on the market? Below is a review of the top ten best brands to consider
1. Peak Full Cream Instant Milk Powder
Peak received the second-best rating for taste and tied for the second-best aftertaste. One tester noted it was “creamy,” while another liked its “smooth” texture. It was also one of the easiest brands to mix together.
When would you choose Peak over any of the others?
We’d only recommend it if you already have an affinity for the taste or can find it for a good deal. Its 142 calories per ounce also makes it a solid option — but not the best — in terms of caloric density.
2. NOW Foods, Organic Non-Fat Dry Milk Powder
This is the perfect powdered milk for people on a non-gluten diet since the milk has no fat. It is full of proteins and calcium; hence, the milk is safe and nutritious to feed your kids. I would recommend this powdered milk for people working in the baking industry.
It has preservatives to prolong its durability, so you can use it for long without going bad. Besides, it tastes just like the usual milk, only that it does not have the cream. This milk is also great for making a cup of milkshake or tea since it has great creaminess when mixed well.
3. Nestle’s Nido
The Nido was much clumpier, which struck me as odd since it was opened no more than 5 minutes prior to the photo. It couldn’t possibly have absorbed moisture from the air since it was so new. Nido tastes almost exactly like the whole milk I’ve been drinking my entire life. While I’ve never been to the Netherlands, it’s likely that Dutch milk is sweeter than American milk and that’s what they think milk should taste like.
While taste is important we should also consider nutritional benefit. After all, we’re consuming it because it’s providing nutrients and calories. Otherwise you could choke down granola with water and call it a day. I promise I’ve broken down the following nutrition information from only reading the Dutch and Spanish text.
4. Morning Moos Milk
This is not 100% milk. Its ingredients include sweet whey, creamer (including corn syrup solids), coconut oil, sugar, nonfat milk, vitamins A and D. The can claims great results when using it for cooking due to the high percentage of whey. I’m not sure I’d use a milk alternative to substitute for milk in a recipe. I think I’ll stick with real powdered milk. However, this milk alternative had the highest score among all the milks sampled for taste. So maybe some for drinking or putting on cereal would be good to have around. It mixed easily into warm water. It also took 2 cups of powder to make a gallon of drink. Morning Moos average taste score was 4 with a range of 2-5 and the most common choice was 4. I’m kind of partial to real milk, but if I was storing just for drinking and wanting it to taste good, I might get me some cans of Morning Moos.
5. Meyenberg Goat Milk – Powdered
6. Hoosier Hill Farms Whole Powdered Milk
This powdered milk has been my go-to in recent times since Peak milk powder is much more expensive and harder to get. I make yogurt and yogurt cheese out of it regularly. It is very good instant powdered milk. I was impressed with how quickly it dissolves and how well it mixes in water. It is an excellent substitute for fresh milk and it is very affordable when purchased in 6 lb bags.
7. Earth’s Best Organic Toddler Milk Drink Powder
We like the Earth’s Best brand and have recommended their products for our other articles, including best baby formula.
This powdered organic milk drink is vanilla flavored—we liked the taste, but some folks found it to be too strong.
Earth’s Best adds prebiotics, DHA omega 3 fatty acids and sugar to this powdered milk. And that’s probably the biggest downside: a serving of this milk has 11 grams of sugar. On the plus side, it doesn’t have any corn syrup solids or GMO’s.
8. Anchor Full Cream Milk Powder
Anchor tastes generally similar to Alaska taken dry, but not as salty and with a touch more richness. This richness translates to an especially creamy milk drink when dissolved in water, with a corn-y, nutty flavor that reminds us of pancake batter (are we the only ones who eat those raw?).
9. Nestle Carnation Malted Milk
If you are a traveler, then you will like this product during your coffee or tea campfires at night. The creamy texture with sweet flavor is the main reason to invest in this powder milk. Again, while mixing with the coffee/tea or maybe while baking cakes, you will notice no lump formation.
In this powdered milk, there is a blend of both Vitamin D and A in the composition. You can make hot chocolate ice creams or milkshakes ideally with this product. Again, if you are looking for weight loss options, then rely on this fat-free milk powder safely in your diet. In case anyone likes the flavor of the real milk in powdered form, he/she will fall in love with this brilliant milk powder.
10. CapraMilk Goat Milk by Mt. Capra
For preppers looking for something a bit different, CapraMilk’s Goat Milk by Mt. Capra is a neat alternative that’s absolutely worth checking out. Powdered goat milk isn’t nearly as popular as powdered cow milk, but goat milk has the advantage of being easier to digest, not using any antibiotics, and being entirely free off pesticides, hormones, herbicides, and more.
CapraMilk’s powder is naturally homogenized, and as you’d expect, is a truly fantastic source of calcium.
People often use powdered goat milk when making baby formula, and if you happen to find yourself in a situation where you need to use powdered milk and you have a baby, this can really come in handy for those situations.
How to Choose the Best Powdered Milk for Your Needs
Of course, taste will be the most important consideration for most people. We’ve accordingly indicated our ratings for each brand’s taste and aftertaste.
It can be a minor annoyance to have to stir excessively to mix the powder and water together. This is by no means a major consideration unless it’s just a pet peeve of yours — or if you’ll be consuming your powdered milk on the trail and you don’t carry a utensil for whatever reason.
Calories per Ounce
This consideration applies to backpackers only. If you’re buying powdered milk to take into the backcountry, like any other food you take you’ll need to consider the calories per ounce ratio of your powdered milk brand.
Powdered milk in general is calorically dense, but some brands — Peak, Nido, and Z Natural Foods Coconut in particular — are a great mix of taste and caloric density.
If you need quality and safe, powdered kinds of milk for your home use, these ten brands are the best choices on the market currently. These powdered milk brands are made with safe content and are GMO-free for safety and ensure you get the right nutritional values.