Caramelized Milk (Cajeta or Dulce de Leche)

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“In Mexico we call this "cajeta" and it comes in jars in the supermarket, in other Latin American countries it's called "dulce de leche" and it's great on pancakes or toast. Some Mexican dessert recipes call for it, so here is how it's made.”
READY IN:
28mins
YIELD:
1 cup (aprox.)
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Empty the sweetened condensed milk into a large microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave on medium power for two minutes and stir with a wire whisk.
  3. Microwave on medium power for another two minutes and stir.
  4. Return to the microwave for 16 to 24 minutes on medium-low power or until milk turns thick and caramel color, stirring every few minutes.
  5. Be careful, this will get very hot.
  6. Let cool and serve over pancakes, toast, etc.

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