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15 Minute Dulce De Leche Recipe

Making dulce de leche has never been easier with this 15 minute dulce de leche recipe using a microwave. Dulce de leche also referred to as condensed milk caramel is rich, sweet, and creamy and goes great on top of fresh fruit, pancakes or fill cookies, donuts, churros, and cakes with it.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 14 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Argentinian, Colombian, Ecuadorian
Servings 1 bowl
Calories 900 kcal


  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk 14 ounces


  • Add the dulce de leche into a microwave safe bowl and cover it with plastic wrap leaving a liitle opening on the side.
  • Set your microwave cooking power to medium (50%) and set microwave time to 14 minutes.
  • Cook for 14 minutes stirring in between 2 minute intervals for the first 10 minutes, then stirring every 1 minute for the last 5 minutes using a spatula or whisk.
  • Please carefull when removing the bowl from the microwave, it will be very hot.
  • The consistency of the dulce de leche should be thick and creamy and the color similair to caramel.
  • Once your dulce de leche is cooked, remove from the microwave and allow to cool before transferring it into a airtight jar.
  • Keep store in refrigerator for up to 30 days.
  • Enjoy!
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