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Dulce de Leche con Leche Condensada

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"Also simply known as caramel, dulce de leche is loved throughout Latin America. Use this easy dulce de leche to make your favorite treats - from banoffee pie to millionaire's shortbread."
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3 h 40 m servings 126
Original recipe yields 10 servings (1 14-ounce can)


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  1. Place can of sweetened condensed milk in a saucepan. Pour in enough water to come halfway up the sides of the can; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook, adding more water as needed, about 3 hours.
  2. Transfer can to a bowl of ice water using tongs. Let cool completely before opening, at least 30 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Make sure the pan doesn't run dry as the can might explode if there's no water in the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 126 calories; 3.4 21.3 3.1 13 50 Full nutrition

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I’ve been told, but have not confirmed, that this is the recipe O’Charleys uses when making their famous Caramel Pie. I’m going to try it out this afternoon by doing as follows..... transform th...

Love this! I've heard of this before but wasn't sure how it was done. This is amazingly simple, and the flavor is incredible. i covered the can completely with water and put it on it's side be...

worked great, fabulous Carmel that isn't stiff, easy for dipping

It tastes wonderful. I covered the can completely in water only because i added to much water to the pan. I let it cook for about 3.75 hrs and it has a rich caramel color. I did add a bit of...

I used to make this in the 50's. But this time someone opened a can (to add to chocolate milk, which should have been evaporated milk) and I'd like to know if I can do it in perhaps a double ...

My mother used to make dulce de leche exactly like this. It's delicious...i remember waiting and waiting and waiting for it to be was always worth it.