More a process than a recipe, dulce de leche is the taste of home in Latino households. Caramel can be eaten straight out of the can, but do yourself a favor and eat it with sliced apples or add to coffee and sip.
Prep time:1 minute
Total time:5 hours
Yield:14 1/2 ounces
Caramel in the Can
1 14.5-ounce cansweetened condensed milk
Place can in slow cooker, add warm water until can is submerged plus 2 more inches of water.
Set slow cooker to high and cook for 4 hours, making sure can remains covered with water.
Turn off cooker and allow water to cool, about 1 hour. Caramel is ready to serve when can is cool enough to touch. Store in airtight container.