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Dulce de Leche



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Dulce de Leche

  • 1 litre milk
  • 200 g sugar
  • 100 g double cream
  • 1/2 level tsp bicarb of soda
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Paste
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place ingredients in TM bowl, measuring cup off. Be sparing with the bicarb of soda. Too much spoils the mixture, too little and the end result is very pale and lacks flavour.
  2. Place internal steaming basket ON TOP OF LID with an open weave cloth over it to absorb the evaporation from the mixture.
  3. Cook 45 min/Varoma/speed 4.5. Please be VERY careful - keep an eye on the mixture as only a slight increase in amount of bicarb can cause the mixture to bubble right up out of the bowl. You may have to increase the speed if this happens to 5 but it will make the end result more jelly like.
  4. Pour straight in to sterilised jar and leave to cool.
  5. Spread on bread, buttered toast, buttered crumpets. Use on its own or with whipped double cream to fill a swiss roll for 'Pionono' .Use in the Thermomix Dulce de Leche Cake recipe OR eat straight from the jar!

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This recipe is a work in progress. Quantities and instructions origianlly provided by Thermomix for the TM31 included an extra 20 g sugar and cooking at speed 5. The first few times I made this the colour and consistency were perfect. Now, for no apparent reason it turns to a jelly. Still edible but NOT the desired result. So I've been experimenting. The best result I've had so far although colour still too pale was cooked at speed 4.5 sugar reduced to 200g but if you are going to try this BEWARE at 4.5 even the tiniest bit too much bicarb in the mixture and the whole lot bubbles up depositing a litre of sticky milk all over your kitchen worktops, cupboards and floor! If any of you have a fool proof recipe PLEASE post it on the web site and let me know!

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  • Hi, thank you for the recipe. I am also trying to...

    Submitted by happydays on 25. June 2018 - 06:10.

    Hi, thank you for the recipe. I am also trying to get the Dulce de Leche not to be so “jelly-like”. Have you had any further success? I tried lowering to 4.5 speed but alas I overflowed. It is I think an improvement to my previous version at 5.0. I make it weekly, trying different ways. I had one disastrous attempt, where I added bicarb on hot milk (I had forgotten to add it at the beginning) and it exploded. After a short trip to ER, everything is fine and back to trying it out. Would love to know if u have experimented more and what the results are to avoid the jelly like consistency.

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