[Sca-cooks] Dulce de Leche

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Fri May 15 08:09:55 PDT 2009

Just don't let the pan of water go dry or you might suffer the same fate
as this blog describes:

Here's a couple more recipes with some recommendations for types of milk 
to use:


Elise Fleming wrote:
> I make dulce de leche like Eduardo does - place an unopened can of 
> sweetened condensed milk into a deep pan.  Fill the pan with water, 
> enough to cover the can by an inch or more.  I bring mine to a low 
> boil and adjust the heat to keep it there.  (My stove is electric.)  
> Top up the water in the pan so that the can remains covered.  Cook at 
> a low boil or simmer for 3 hours for a light color, or 5-6 hours for a 
> darker color.  Remove the can with tongs and let it cool before 
> opening.  This is what our hostess in Argentina taught us when we 
> lived there for two months.
> Alys K.

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