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Homemade Dulce de Leche Caramel

Homemade Dulce de Leche Caramel

Course Dessert, Sauce
Cuisine American, Spanish Inspired
Keyword homemade-dulce-de-leche-caramel
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 (8-oz) jars
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 4 8 oz glass jars, washed
  • 3 14 oz cans sweetened condensed milk
  • Fabric and ribbon or twine if desired


  • Wash the glass jars in warm soapy water and dry thoroughly.
  • Fill each jar with sweetened condensed milk leaving 1/2-inch head space. Twist the lid on securely.
  • Place the jars into the crock of the slow cooker leaving space between.
  • Fill the slow cooker with enough water to cover the jars.
  • Place the lid securely on the slow cooker and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until rich and golden brown in color.
  • Remove the jars carefully using tongs to rest on a dish towel. Be careful, they are hot.
  • Cool to room temperature then store chilled for up to one month.