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Homemade Arequipe or Dulce de Leche |mycolombianrecipes.com

Homemade Arequipe or Dulce de Leche

Erica Dinho
5 from 71 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 2 cups
Calories 837 kcal


  • 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.


Calories: 837kcalCarbohydrates: 67gProtein: 43gFat: 44gSaturated Fat: 25gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 136mgSodium: 1150mgPotassium: 1804mgFiber: 1gSugar: 70gVitamin A: 2210IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 1555mgIron: 1mg
Keyword dulce de leche
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