Cajeta (Caramel Candy)

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a saucepan, combine 1 quart of the milk with the sugar and cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until mixture turns golden.
  • In the remaining quart of milk, stir in the soda and place in another saucepan.
  • Add the cinnamon stick and bring to boil.
  • Discard the cinnamon and add the hot milk very gradually to the caramel mixture, stirring constantly.
  • When all the milk is incorporated, place over a low heat and cook very slowly until the mixture is thick like melted caramel.
  • Cool slightly; then pour into a glass container and chill.
  • Please note that the cooking times and yield are approximate.
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