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Easy Dulce De Leche Recipe Video
Dulce de leche means "milk candy," and it's basically a thick caramel-like syrup made from slowly cooking milk and sugar. It is extremely popular throughout Latin America, and pound for pound, it's the world's most popular caramel confection.
Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time4 Hr 0 Min
Ready In4 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Legend has it that a maid was making "lechada," a traditional boiled milk and sugar drink, and she forgot all about it. A few hours later she returned to find the pot bubbling with a thick caramel-colored syrup…dulce de leche was born.
If you find a few cans of sweet condensed milk in your pantry and don’t know what to do with them, just use it to make Dulce de Leche. This wonderfully creamy, gooey, sweet caramelized milk confection, sauce or spread is a Latin American classic and similar to French Confiture de Lait, or simply milk jam in English. Chef John shows you a really simple way to make this versatile caramel sauce which you can eat alone as a dessert or use as a spread over toast, cookies, cakes and brownies or serve as a sauce.