peach sherbet, moved on to double brownie blast ice cream, and now have come upon this beauty: dulce de leche ice cream. Even if you think you must have a chocolate fix in your scoop of ice cream, first give this flavor a chance. This simple recipe with only a few ingredients, its easy preparation method, and its caramel taste will rank among the best ice creams you’ve made at home.
Thanks to Gourmet for this dulce de leche recipe. I omitted the pecans they suggest but think with or without nuts, this ice cream is hard to resist.
2 cups whole milk
1 cup heavy cream
1 lb dulce de leche (or the 13.4 oz can works perfectly)
a dash of vanilla extract
1. Warm the milk and cream to barely a boil then take off the heat and pour in the dulce de leche, whisking constantly to combine.
Next time I make this I’ll try to make the dulce de leche at home but the prepared can of Nestlé's La Lechera Dulce de Leche did the trick without any trouble.
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