Easy Dulce de Leche Recipe
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An easy dulce de leche recipe using canned sweetened condensed milk. Use this amazing sauce on cookies, cakes, crepes, icecream...anything you can think of.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 1½ cups
Condensed Milk Version:
  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F
  2. Empty the can of sweetened condensed milk into a shallow baking pan or a pie plate.
  3. Cover pie plate with foil.
  4. Place pie plate in a roasting pan.
  5. Place the roasting pan with the pie plate on the middle rack of your oven.
  6. Create a water bath- add water to the roasting pan until it comes halfway up the pie plate.
  7. After one hour, add more water to the roasting pan, very carefully.
  8. Bake for 1 to 1½ hours.
  9. Check on the dulce de leche: use tongs to avoid getting burned. If light brown in color, you can take it out.
  10. Cool until easy to handle then whisk well. You can also use a hand mixer and beat until smooth.
  11. If lumps are noticeable, pass through a sieve. Use a spatula to press through.
Store in glass jar.
Keep in refrigerator for up to one month.
To use for drizzling- reheat in microwave in 15 second increments until ready for drizzling.
To use for cookies- thicken with 1-2 tablespoons cornstarch for one cup dulce de leche.
Recipe by Down Cakery Lane at http://www.downcakerylane.com/easy-dulce-de-leche-recipe/