What is dulce de leche?
Dulce de leche is a sweet Latin American condiment made by slowly caramelising sweetened milk until thick and caramel-like in flavour and colour. From cheesecakes to pies and brownies, it’s popular in all kinds of desserts and it can be made at home, although is most commonly bought ready-made.
Where to buy dulche de leche
Carnation Caramel, £1.80/397g, Tesco
San Ignacio Deulce De Leche Toffee Sauce, £13.99/450g, Amazon
Dulce de leche recipes
These mini loaves are incredibly easy to make but still look elegant enough for the fanciest tea.
Pair these crunchy, hot and sweet turnovers with cooling Greek yogurt (alternatively, vanilla or salted caramel ice cream would be a great match, too).
Check out this creamy swirl cheesecake recipe with dulce de leche. This easy no-bake cheesecake is an indulgent and impressive dessert to serve to friends and family at your next dinner party.