Homemade Dulce de Leche

This is such a simple sauce to make at home. All you need is a little patience and a good wooden spoon!
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 1 pint
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Ingredients

1 pint whole milk

17 ounces granulated sugar

Directions

  1. In a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine the milk and sugar. Stir thoroughly to blend.
  2. Place the milk over medium heat and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer gently, stirring from time to time. The milk and sugar will become "thin" and then eventually "simmer" back together and turn a light brown color. Continue to cook, stirring from time to time, until it the sauce is golden brown. This whole process takes about 25 to 35 minutes. Transfer to a bowl or jar to cool.

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