Dulce De Leche (Latin American Caramel Spread)

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

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

Directions

  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.