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Condensed Milk to Caramel (Dulce de Leche)

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Making Caramel (Dulce de Leche) from condensed milk in a crockpot.

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (14 Oz. Size) Sweetened Condensed Milk, More Or Less Depending On Size Of Slow Cooker
  • Water, As Needed To Cover Cans Completely

Preparation

Place the cans into the crock pot and pour water over them. Completely with water. Cover with the lid. Cook overnight on LOW or 6 hours on HIGH. Allow to cool completely before opening. You now have caramel.

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Julie on 1.27.2012

I love the idea to do this in the crock pot! I’ve done it on the stove before, but I’ll have to try this. Thank you!!

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jeri2455 on 11.14.2011

Awesome idea to use the crockpot! I’m definitely going to try this.

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Julie on 1.30.2012

This is a great idea! I have made dulce de leche before on the stove top, but you need to keep an eye on the water to make sure it doesn’t get down too low and then you need to watch the stove for hours. Doing it in the crock pot is great because the lid keeps the water in. Mine cooked perfectly in 6 hours. Serving some with cookies and rice cakes at work for a birthday today.

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