|

Instant Pot Dulce de Leche: Caramel Sauce

This post contains links to affiliate websites, such as Amazon, and we receive an affiliate commission for any purchases made using these links. Amazon doesn’t support my blog. We appreciate your support!

Sharing is caring!

I am not a big fruit eater. I like it, but its not something I think to eat all the time. However, when I have a creamy caramel sauce to dip it in like this Instant Pot Dulce De Leche, its just more appealing. Plus, this sweet Caramel sauce with some cut apples makes a perfect appetizer for parties.

Caramel sauce goes great with Baileys Irish Cream Brownies.

DULCE LE LECHE 1 1

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Effortless and Quick: The Instant Pot simplifies the traditionally complex process of making caramel sauce.
  • Versatile Sweet Treat: Instant Pot Dulce de Leche is a delicious topping for ice cream, pancakes, or your favorite dessert.
  • Rich and Creamy: This recipe yields a decadently smooth and luscious dulce de leche.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Sweetened Condensed Milk: When cooked under pressure in the Instant Pot, it transforms into a rich, creamy, and caramelized sauce that’s full of sweet, milky flavor.
condensed milk for Dulce de Leche.

How To Make Instant Pot Dulce De Leche?

Step One: Open The Can And Cover

Open the can of sweetened condensed milk. If you prefer using a glass jar or mason jar instead, ensure it’s tightly sealed. Cover the can or jar tightly with aluminum foil.

DSC 7693 1

Step Two: Place In Instant Pot

Place the covered can or mason jar on the trivet inside the Instant Pot.

DSC 7695 1

Step Three: Fill With Water

Fill up the Instant Pot with water to cover the can or jar halfway, ensuring not to exceed the max fill line.

DSC 7696 1

Step Four: Pressure Cook

Close the Instant Pot and seal it. Select “manual, high pressure” for 35 minutes. Due to the amount of water, it will take about 30 minutes to reach pressure. Ensure the pressure valve is set to the sealing position.

Step Five: Release Pressure

Once it is done cooking, release the pressure using a hot pad or towel as steam will be hot.

Step Six: Transfer

Remove the can or mason jar from the Instant Pot using tongs. Transfer to a cooling rack. Allow it to completely cool before opening.

Step Seven: Serve

Your own Dulce De Leche is ready to serve! This Instant Pot Dulce De Leche is delicious with apples, ice cream, or enjoyed by itself.

DSC 7734 1

Expert Tips

  • Sweetness Level: Adjust the sweetness of Instant Pot Dulce de Leche by varying the cooking time. Longer cooking times yield a darker, richer caramel.
  • Cooling Prior to Opening: Always ensure the unopened can or jar is completely cooled before opening to prevent any mishaps.

Storage Instructions

  • Storage: Cool completely and transfer the Dulce de Leche to an airtight container. Store it in the refrigerator for up to two weeks for optimal freshness.

What To Serve With This Recipe?

  • Churros: Enjoy the rich sweetness of Instant Pot dulce de leche with crispy churros for a perfect dipping experience.
  • Apple Slices: Pair the caramel goodness with fresh apple slices for a delightful contrast in textures.
  • Pancakes: Elevate your breakfast or brunch by serving dulce de leche alongside fluffy pancakes.
  • Shortbread Cookies: Accompany the caramel sauce with buttery shortbread cookies for a melt-in-your-mouth treat.
  • Brownies: Transform ordinary brownies into a decadent dessert by topping them with Instant Pot dulce de leche.
  • Banana Bread: Upgrade your banana bread by incorporating dulce de leche, creating a luscious twist.
instant pot Dulce de Leche Caramel Sauce

Instant Pot Dulce De Leche Caramel Sauce

Yield: 3-4
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 38 minutes

Easy Instant Pot Dulce de Leche using sweetened condensed milk. Perfect dessert sauce!

Ingredients

  • 1 (14- ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

Instructions

  1. Open the can of sweetened condensed milk. If you prefer using a glass jar or mason jar instead, ensure it's tightly sealed. Cover the can or jar tightly with aluminum foil.
  2. Place the covered can or mason jar on the trivet inside the Instant Pot.
  3. Fill up the Instant Pot with water to cover the can or jar halfway, ensuring not to exceed the max fill line.
  4. Close the Instant Pot and seal it. Select “manual, high pressure” for 35 minutes. Due to the amount of water, it will take about 30 minutes to reach pressure. Ensure the pressure valve is set to the sealing position.
  5. Once it is done cooking, release the pressure using a hot pad or towel as steam will be hot.
  6. Remove the can or mason jar from the Instant Pot using tongs. Transfer to a cooling rack. Allow it to completely cool before opening.
  7. Your own Dulce De Leche is ready to serve! This Instant Pot Dulce De Leche is delicious with apples, ice cream, or enjoyed by itself.

Notes

  • Sweetness Level: Adjust the sweetness by varying the cooking time. Longer cooking times yield a darker, richer caramel.
  • Cooling Prior to Opening: Always ensure the unopened can or jar is completely cooled before opening to prevent any mishaps.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 41Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 16mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 1g

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram

FAQ’S

Can I Make Dulce De Leche In A Slow Cooker?

Yes, you can make Dulce de Leche in a slow cooker. It requires cooking regular sweetened condensed milk on low heat for 8-10 hours until it transforms into a thick, caramel-like consistency.

How Do I Prevent The Mason Jars From Cracking When Making Dulce De Leche In A Pressure Cooker?

Ensure the mason jars are at room temperature before placing them in the jar.

Other Caramel Recipes to Try

caramel sauce

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *