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Homemade Arequipe or Dulce de Leche |mycolombianrecipes.com

Homemade Arequipe or Dulce de Leche

Erica Dinho
5 from 70 votes
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 2 cups


  • 96 oz whole milk
  • 1 ½ of pounds sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • In a medium pot, combine all the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low, stirring often with a wooden spoon for about 3 hours or until the color changes to caramel and the mixture is thick as a pudding. Let it cool.
  • Pour into a glass container and cover. Refrigerate up to a week.
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