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What Is Dulce de Leche?

Everyday Food, November 2010

The name of this caramel-like confection, from Argentina and Uruguay, loosely translates to "milk candy": In a traditional process, sugar and milk are cooked over low heat for hours, until the mixture becomes thick and golden. Make your own dulce de leche, or find it in the international aisle or a Latin-foods market. It's great spread on toast, drizzled over tropical fruit such as mango, used as a dip for apple slices, or whipped into butter and spread on cornbread.

Comments (1)

  • KnewKnitter 13 Aug, 2012

    I am trying to find the recipes associated with this article. Must have been too small to make the recipe finder. I've been looking for Dulce de Leche in stores and finally found it and now can't recall what I wanted to make. Can't find the recipe.