Looking for dulce de leche recipes? Want the best dulce de leche cheesecake or banoffee tart? Try our ideas below, and then check out our condensed milk recipes. Also read our guide on what is dulce de leche and where to buy it for the best advice on sourcing this ingredient.


Dulce de leche recipes

Dulce de leche cheesecake

Check out this creamy cheesecake recipe. Dulce de leche is swirled through the surface, and there's a whole layer of it hiding beneath, too. This easy, no-bake dessert is an indulgent and impressive way to end a meal. Once you've made this, check out our other favourite cheesecake recipes.

Dulce De Leche Cheesecake Recipe


These light, crumbly cornflour biscuits are sandwiched together with dulce de leche and rolled in desiccated coconut. They're a perfect little something sweet after a meal.

Alfajores Recipe

Dulce de leche banana bread

Afternoon tea has a reputation for fussiness and recipes that need a lot of patience to make. These mini loaves are incredibly easy to make but still look elegant enough for the fanciest tea. We have plenty more banana bread recipes where this came from, too.

Dulce De Leche Banana Bread Recipe

Russian honey cake

Check out our impressive Russian cake recipe with moreish burnt-honey icing, made with sweet dulce de leche. This layer cake takes a bit of effort to make but it's the perfect cake to show off to friends and family for any special occasion.

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Dulce de leche and apple filo turnovers

Pair these crunchy, hot and sweet turnovers with cooling greek yogurt. Filled with dulce de leche, a smattering of salt flakes and slices of apple, the crisp filo parcels are sweet, comforting and moreish. We have lots more filo recipes to try, too.

Apple Turnover Recipe with Dulce De Leche

Dulce de leche banana tart

Banana and toffee is a classic combination. Try it in this impressive-looking, delicious, sticky tart, which gets that comforting toffee flavour from dulce de leche. There's even a decadent toffee cream to serve it with.

Toffee Banana Tart Recipe

Sticky toffee squares

This traybake has a double layer of caramel heaven. Dulce de leche is spread in the base of the cake tin so that when the sponge is baked and inverted, there's a lovely, gooey caramel topping. This is then covered in another layer of toffee icing for a decadent result.

Sticky toffee squares

Baked dulce de leche cheesecake

There's a double serving of dulce de leche in this baked cheesecake. It goes into the filling and is also slathered on top once the cake is out of the oven.

Dulce de leche cheesecake

Chocolate tart with Baileys ice cream

Some puddings are worth spending time making. This classic rich chocolate tart comes with boozy, homemade Baileys ice cream, starring dulce de leche. It makes a special dinner party dessert.

Chocolate Tart Recipe With Baileys Ice Cream

Churros with hot chocolate sauce

The rich, indulgent hot chocolate sauce here is made with dulce de leche, and is as delicious over ice cream as it is for dipping churros in.

A handful of small churros next to a pot of hot chocolate dipping sauce

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