This sweet Caramelized Milk (Dulce de Leche) recipe uses condensed milk to make a full fantasy of flavor! Make it, taste it and enjoy this wonder.
- 1 can (14 oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk
We do not recommend heating milk in the can.
STOVETOP: Pour 1 can (14 oz) CARNATION Sweetened Condensed Milk into top of double-boiler pan; cover. Place over boiling water. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 40 to 50 minutes, or until thick and light caramel-colored. Remove from heat. Beat until smooth.
OVEN: Preheat oven to 425° F. Pour 1 can (14 oz.) CARNATION Sweetened Condensed Milk into 9-inch pie plate. Cover with aluminum foil; place in shallow pan (pan should be larger than pie plate). Fill pan with hot water. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until thick and light caramel-colored. Pour milk into small mixer bowl; beat until smooth.
MICROWAVE: Pour 1 can (14 oz.) CARNATION Sweetened Condensed Milk into large microwave-safe bowl. Cook on MEDIUM (50%) power for 4 minutes, stirring halfway through heating time. Reduce power to MEDIUM-LOW (30%) power; cook for 8 to 12 minutes, stirring with wire whisk every few minutes, until thick and light caramel-colored.
Note: Microwave ovens may vary; adjust timing accordingly.
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This recipe brings back "sweet" memories of my mom and my gram making caramel in the can to the point of tears in my eyes--I am 63 so you see it WAS a long time ago. It never occured to me that I could OPEN the can and cook the milk either on the stove or in the microwave. Thank you for bringing back such sweet memories to me.
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