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Caramel in a Can (Dulce De Leche) Recipe

Caramel in a Can (Dulce De Leche) Recipe

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How To Make Caramel in a Can (Dulce De Leche)

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Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours and 5 minutes



  • 1 can of sweetened condensed milk


  1. Remove the label from the can of sweetened condensed milk.

  2. Place the can in a large pot and cover it completely with water.

  3. Bring the water to a boil over medium heat.

  4. Reduce the heat to low and let the can simmer for 3 hours. Make sure the can is fully submerged in water at all times.

  5. After 3 hours, carefully remove the can from the pot and let it cool completely before opening.

  6. Once cooled, open the can and you will have delicious caramel, also known as Dulce De Leche, ready to use.


  • Calories : 132kcal
  • Total Fat : 2g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 9mg
  • Sodium : 54mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 25g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 25g
  • Protein : 3g
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