Dulce de Leche | Pressure Cooker Method
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A creamy, silky sauce or spread, Dulce de Leche is a sweetened, reduced and caramelised version of milk. Easily made using a pressure cooker, it is a versatile ingredient or topping for desserts. Stores well and tastes delicious by itself, or paired with other desserts.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: South American
Yield: 400 gms
  1. Wipe the can clean and remove the paper label, if any.
  2. Place the can, on its side, in the pressure cooker. Cover with enough water so that it is about 1.5" above the can.
  3. Close the pressure cooker, along with the pressure whistle, and set it on the stove on high heat.
  4. Once the first whistle goes off, reduce the heat to minimum and simmer for 35 mins.
  5. Turn off the heat and let the pressure cooker cool down in its own time.
  6. Open the cooker and carefully lift out the can using a pair of kitchen tongs or oven mitts. Allow the can to cool completely before opening.
  7. Open the can, take out the contents and whisk until smooth. Transfer into an airtight jar and store in the fridge for up to a month.
Recipe by Food-Dee-Dum at https://food-dee-dum.com/2016/05/03/make-dulce-de-leche-home/