Substitute 1 Percent Milk For Whole Milk

Use these formulas to substitute one dairy product for another. To Replace: 1 cup whole milk. 5⁄8 cup skim milk + 3⁄8 cup half-and-half; 2⁄3 cup 1% milk + 1⁄3 cup. Milk, Whole If a baking recipe calls for whole milk, you may be able to substitute a low-fat milk variety like skim, 1% or 2% fat. Be cautious about substituting skim milk in pudding, custard and sauce recipes. These recipes rely on the dairy fat for added texture and flavor.