Dulce de leche is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world.
Multinational companies like Starbucks and Haagen Dazs have embraced the Argentinian milk caramel like sauce and have incorporated dulce de leche into their own products, and for good reason!
What Is Dulce de Leche?
Dulce de Leche is a caramel like substance primarily made by heating condensed milk until it caramelizes into a rich and sweet flavor.
Many countries claim to be the original creators of dulce de leche. However, Argentina seems to have the greatest claim as the first historical reference to dulce de leche is from a document referencing a meeting between Argentinian politicians Juan Manuel de Rosa and his opponent Juan Lavalle.
Not to mention that Argentines absolutely love dulce de leche, and for that reason it is on our list of Argentine foods you should be eating.
Dulce de Leche Uses
Dulce de leche is a popular ingredient in candies, cakes, cookies and most noteably, alfajores.
But as Haagen-Dazs can attest too, dulce de leche is an excellent ingredient for ice cream.
The dulce de leche ice cream recipe below is a relatively easy and delicious way to satisfy any dulce de leche fans craving.
Making Dulce de Leche Ice Cream
- 450 grams of San Ignacio dulce de leche
- 1 can of condensed milk,
- 1 can of single cream
- 2 egg whites beaten until stiff
- 1 envelop of unflavored gelatin
- 1 cup of water
How to Make Dulce de Leche Ice Cream
Dissolve the gelatin in a cup of heated water. Next, stir San Ignacio dulce de leche with condensed milk, single cream and dissolved gelatin.
Then, add the egg whites beaten until stiff folding softly.
Put in the freezer and serve in sundae dishes, accompanied with cookies or alfajores.
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