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How To Make Dulce De Leche With Condensed Milk

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Making Dulce de leche with a tin of sweetened condensed milk is the quickest way to make this sweet caramel. The most popular way is to place an unopened tin of condensed into a pan of water and the tin is boiled for 3-4 hours. The danger of doing it this way is that most people forget to keep topping the saucepan with water during the cooking process. This can cause the metal tin to explode and the sauce can go flying in any direction. You definitely don’t want to be present in the kitchen if this happens, who knows what injuries can be caused. But there is a safer way to make the caramel sauce without anything exploding. You just need to bake it in the oven to create this simple caramel sauce.
What you'll need: 
1 tin sweetened condensed milk
A pinch of salt
Small shallow baking dish
Large baking dish
Hot water
Sterilised jar
Preheat the oven to 200°C.
Open tin of condensed milk into shallow baking dish and stir in the pinch of salt into the milk.
Place the shallow dish into the larger baking dish and pour hot water half way up to the side of the shallow dish.
Cover the shallow dish tightly with foil and bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Check a few times while it’s baking if it needs a top up of water.
When the mixture is browned, remove from the oven and let it cool
Whisk the Dulce de leche until smooth. Transfer into the jar to cool completely.
You can use your Dulce de leche once it’s cooled down.
This is a simple way to make Dulce de leche if you don’t like cooking. You don’t have to hang around the kitchen too much; you just have to make sure the water is topped up while it’s baking.
Make sure the milk is sweetened condensed milk and not evaporated milk. Otherwise it will end up tasteless and not very nice.
You can use any brand of sweetened condensed milk that you want.


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