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  • How To: Make Dulce de Leche

    Marjorie Silva of Azucar Bakery dishes on dulce de leche, the simple but time-intensive South American caramel.

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    In a large saucepan over low heat, combine 8 cups whole milk, 2 ½ cups granulated sugar, and 2 tablespoons vanilla.

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    Dulce de leche burns easily. Stir steadily with a spatula; the mixture will slowly turn caramel brown and the bottom of the pan will be visible.

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    Stir constantly for at least three hours, until the caramel has thickened to a puddinglike consistency. Remove from heat. Cool 10 minutes; strain through a sieve. Refrigerate for up to one month.

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