Crock Pot Dulce De Leche

"Found this recipe on a crock pot only website and have not tried it as yet. Looks like a easy recipe for this."
photo by WI Cheesehead photo by WI Cheesehead
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Ready In:
10hrs 5mins
2 cups




  • Place vanilla bean, 3 cups of milk, sugar, water and baking soda in slow cooker.
  • Whisk together.
  • Cook for 9 hours on HIGH, uncovered.
  • Remove vanilla bean and whisk milk mixture gently.
  • Use a dull-edged knife to carefully scrape down the crust of sugar that accumulates on sides of the insert.
  • Do not skim foam.
  • Continue cooking for 1 more hour, stirring every 20 minutes until mixture is a rich medium-caramel color and has thickened to the consistency of melted ice cream.
  • In the mean time, warm remaining cup of milk in small saucepan.
  • Turn off slow cooker and stir in the warm milk.
  • Remove the inset and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Scrape into bowl and let come to room temperature.
  • Refrigerate it in tightly covered container for up to 3 months.

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  1. I thought this would be an easy way to try this for the first time. The flavor is good, it just turns out too runny. I think it would have been the right consistency without adding the 4th cup of milk. I did get a lot of really brown stuff in the seams of my crockpot, which I didn't scrape up as much. My crockpot tends to run hot, so that may have been a challenge. I used to dip apples.


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