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How to Make Dulce de Leche (Thick Caramel Dessert Sauce)

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How to Make Dulce de Leche (Thick Caramel Dessert Sauce)

Dulce de Leche Ingredients

Marian Blazes

Dulce de leche (literally "Sweet or Candy of Milk") is a rich caramel sauce that is enjoyed daily throughout South America. Homemade dulce de leche requires a little extra time and patience, but the results are superior to store-bought. This step by step guide will show you exactly how to make it.

Start with the following ingredients:

  • 1 (14 ounce) can of condensed milk (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 (12 ounce) can of evaporated milk (about 1 2/3 cups)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Generous pinch of salt (optional)
  • Cinnamon sticks (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
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