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Dulce De Leche Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Need For Milk Caramel

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02/12/2015 07:28am ET | Updated February 12, 2015

There are many lovely levels of caramel. There's the basic caramel that we generally want to pour all over our ice cream. Then, there's salted caramel (which perfectly pairs savory with sweet), which we also want to pour all over our ice cream. And then, there's dulce de leche -- a milk caramel that's wildly popular in Latin America -- that we want to pour all over everything.

Most caramels are made with a base of water and sugar, but dulce de leche starts with a big pot of milk -- and tons of sugar -- and cooks down until a thick, smooth consistency has been reached. It takes hours of stirring the pot, but is well worth the effort because it's not only wonderfully sweet, but creamy too. Luckily for us, you can buy dulce de leche already made at the store -- or you can make a cheat version with the can-of-sweetened-condensed-milk trick. However you get your hands on dulce de leche, use it to make these dessert recipes below.

1
Mexican Beer Spiked Churros With Chocolate Dulce De Leche
Half Baked Harvest
2
Dulce De Leche Banana Cream Pie
Oh, Sweet Basil
Get the Dulce De Leche Banana Cream Pie recipe from Oh, Sweet Basil
3
Chocolate And Dulce De Leche Caramel Swirl Cookies
Hummingbird High
4
Dulce De Leche Churros Donuts
Oh, Sweet Basil
Get the Dulce de Leche Churros Donuts recipe from Oh, Sweet Basil
5
Churro Milkshakes with Dulce de Leche
Half Baked Harvest
Get the Churro Milkshakes with Dulce de Leche recipe from Half Baked Harvest
6
Dulce De Leche Brownies
Two Peas and their Pod
Get the Dulce de Leche Brownies recipe from Two Peas and their Pod
7
Banana Bundt Cake With Salted Dulce De Leche
Hummingbird High
8
Dulce de Leche Coconut Chocolate Chip Bars
Averie Cooks
9
Chocolate Cola Cake With Dulce De Leche, Coconut And Pecan Icing
Completely Delicious
10
Dulce De Leche Swirl Pound Cake
Sugar Hero
11
Chocolate Truffle Martini With Dulce De Leche Rum Butter Truffles
Half Baked Harvest
12
Strawberry Dulce De Leche Cake
Life, Love & Sugar
Get the Strawberry Dulce de Leche Cake recipe from Life, Love & Sugar
13
Dulce De Leche Banana Cupcakes With Chocolate Frosting
Handle The Heat
14
Dulce De Leche Ice Cream
Oh, Sweet Basil
Get the Dulce De Leche Ice Cream recipe from Oh, Sweet Basil
15
Dulce De Leche Stuffed And Swirled Super Fudgy Brownies
Sprinkle Some Sugar
16
Chocolate Sheet Cake With Toasted Nuts And Salted Dulce De Leche
Adventures in Cooking
17
Cashew Dulce de Leche French Macaron
Cafe Johnsonia
18
Dulce De Leche Chocolate Cheesecake Bars
Roxana's Home Baking
Get the Dulce De Leche Chocolate Cheesecake Bars recipe from Roxana's Home Baking
19
Dulce De Leche Banana Bars
Bakers Royale
Get the Dulce De Leche Banana Bars recipe from Bakers Royale
20
Salted Alfajores Bars
Bourbon & Brown Sugar
Get the Salted Alfajores Bars recipe from Bourbon & Brown Sugar

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