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Caramel Liqueur

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"A smooth, delicious caramel liqueur - great for after dinner sipping, mixed into coffee, or served over the rocks! Put it in a pretty bottle and give as gifts! Liqueur should last for 2-3 months in refrigerator."
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4 h 40 m servings
Original recipe yields 32 servings (1 quart)


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  1. Remove the labels from the cans of milk. Place the cans into a large saucepan, and cover with a few inches of water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium, cover, and simmer for 4 hours. Keep an eye on the water level, and add water as needed to keep at least an inch of water above the cans. After the cans have boiled for 4 hours, remove from the boiling water and set aside to cool for 35 minutes.
  2. Open the cans and scrape the browned milk into a bowl, whisk in the spiced rum until smooth, then pour into a bottle with a top. The liqueur will keep for several months in the refrigerator.

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I took another reviewer's method and used the oven instead of boiling the mixture in a can. The top layer of the milk did nearly burn after an hour, but it was easily removed. I used 1/4 rum f...

I found this recipe when trying to use up the rest of a can of sweetened condensed milk. Since the can was opened, I had to find a different method of heating the milk. I put the milk into a pie...

Wow! This is great! The only things I did different was boil the milk for only 3 hours - I was worried it would become too thick. I also added a couple of tablespoons extra of rum until it was t...

This is the best. Everybody so impressed. Great to make camping & that is what we are doing sitting around the campfire on a cool evening sipping warm caramel liqueur. I wouldn't change a thin...

AWESOME!! I didn't want to go out and the only alcohol I had on New Years Eve was about a 1/3 of a bottle of Amber Brandy but I did have a can of sweetened condensed milk. I was skeptical (and a...

Lovely taste and smell. Easy to make too, just takes time. We'll see how it keeps but for now it's lovely.

This tasted amazing, and was so easy. The only change I will make in the future is adding a bit more rum. It was very thick and hard to pour, or sip, at room temp.

Excellent! Can also add whipping cream makes it easier to pour. Have added Brandy in place of the rum. Wonderful. Thank you

Decadent! Very sweet and thick, but sinfully good. I'm betting this would be good drizzled over ice cream or pound cake.