Are Condensed and Evaporated Milk the Same?
If you are purchasing unsweetened condensed milk, it is the same as evaporated milk. Sweetened condensed milk is different because it contains large amounts of sugar to make it thick and sweet. You can read more about the differences between them at http://www.slashfood.com/2006/05/12/condensed-milk-vs-evaporated-milk/.
Yes, condensed and evaporated milk are in fact the same thing and the two are able to substitute for each other. Sweetened condensed milk is very different, however, as it contains large amounts of sugar.
Evaporated milk and condensed milk are not the same. A can of sweetened condensed milk cannot be substituted for evaporated milk. To learn more about each type of milk visit: http://www.slashfood.com/2006/05/12/condensed-milk-vs-evaporated-milk/