Manjar (Dulce de Leche) from Scratch Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Jan. 28, 2009
Three stars only because it is so much work. In Peru, we just cook a can of sweetened condensed milk til thick and carmael colored. Or go the really easy way, visit the Mexican food isle of the grocery store. You can buy a can of prepared dulce de leche (La lechera by Nestle). try it as a filling for your favorite cake roll recipe. One can fills one 12" cake roll.
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Reviewed: Nov. 7, 2008
I tried this recipe once and I didn't get the pudding texture at all and I think it is because the recipe doesn't have enough sugar. I am made it and I added 2 1/2 cups of sugar and it worked!
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Reviewed: Jan. 18, 2008
It's a fantastic recipe for caramel especially for parties!
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Reviewed: Nov. 5, 2007
My son and I made this for a school project. Tasted great, but was runny soup; never got to the consistency of pudding. We cooked and stirred for over an hour. After we added the baking soda it foamed up but did not thicken as the recipe describes. We got tired of cooking it after an hour and 30 minutes total so into the fridge it went hoping it would firm up. No luck. Not sure if we over cooked it or if there is an ingredient missing from the recipe. Would make it again if I knew how to make it thicken. Any suggestions??
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