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Argentine name: Dulce De Leche  


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3L/100fl.oz. milk

800g/28oz Caster Sugar

2 tbsp Vanilla Essence

2 teasp Bicarbonate of Soda (baking powder)




1. Place all the ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to simmering point stirring.


2. Continue to simmer the mixture for 2-˝  -3 hours, stirring often so that it doesn’t stick to the pan, until a thick brownish paste is obtained.


3. Serve with biscuits or toast. Can be used as a filling for Alfajores (double layered biscuits) and cakes.



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