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Dulce de Leche

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Categories: Quick to fix, Sweet
Type: Sauces

This caramelized dessert sauce originated in Argentina but is now beloved all over the world

Prep Time: prep 5 mins

Cooking Time: cook 31/4 hrs

Serves: makes 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 3 qts ( 3 liters) whole milk
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
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Directions:

  1. Bring the milk and sugar to a boil in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Stir in the vinegar-the milk will curdle.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer 3 hours, or until the liquid has evaporated entirely and the sauce is toffee-brown. Let cool completely.
Tips:
  • prep 5 mins; cook 31/4 hrs

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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