Dulce De Leche (Latin American Caramel Spread)

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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Nif_H

Dulce de leche is a sweet caramel spread popular throughout Latin America and used as a spread for bread, pastries, cakes, crepes and cookies like Alfajores (South American Dulce De Leche Sandwich Cookies). Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add all the ingredients to a heavy-bottomed saucepan and stir well to dissolve the sugar completely.
  2. Set the saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to very low and simmer, stirring frequently, until thickened and caramelized, about 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
  3. Transfer to a clean glass jar and refrigerate. Will keep for 1-2 weeks.

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