Rich, creamy Instant Pot Homemade Caramel Dulce Add Leche is such a treat. Top ice cream, use in dessert recipes and more. One ingredient Instant Pot Caramel couldn’t get any easier!
There is nothing better than homemade caramel. Instant Pot Homemade Caramel Dulce de Leche is simply the easiest thing to make in the Instant Pot. I did mine in a mason jar so it would cool faster but you can make it right in the can. I used mine on my Instant Pot Samoa Cheesecake.
What is Dulche De Leche
Dulce de Leche is a sauce that is made from sweetened condensed milk. With a low and slow build of pressure and heat, the Instant Pot transforms the sweetened condensed milk into a rich, creamy and sweet caramel sauce,
What Do You Need To Make Instant Pot Caramel Dulce De Leche
This recipe is so simple you will need 1 can of sweetened condensed milk and a mason jar with a lid.
How to Make Instant Pot Caramel Dulce De Leche
Pour the sweetened condensed milk into the mason jar and seal the jar. Place the jar on your trivet and completely cover the jar with water. I filled my pot right to the 4L level.
Turn your instant pot on Manual High pressure for 30 minutes. Do a quick release and allow your jar to completely cool before removing from water about 1 hour.
Can You Use Evaporated Milk instead of Sweetened Condensed Milk
No. Evaporated milk will not transform into dulce de leche once cooked. It is more of milk where the condensed milk has added sugar and offers a thick texture to start.
Way To Use Caramel Dulce De Leche
- Using in Desserts
- Top ice cream
- In Crepes
- Use for making dips
- Making candies
- Adding to drinks
- Drizzle over Pancakes
- Drizzle over Instant Pot Dump Cakes.
You can use this sauce however you want! It is incredible and so silky smooth.
Can You Make Multiple Jars of Dulce De Leche at Once In Instant Pot
If you have a larger Instant Pot, yes. You just need to ensure there is room around the jar and it isn’t stuffed inside.
How Long Do You Cook Dulce De Leche For in the Pressure Cooker
I cook mine for 30 minutes. I wanted to say if you want a deeper and richer Caramel you can add 5-10 more minutes on the cooking time. It will help richen then flavors of caramel.
When Can You Take the Lid Off Dulce De Leche
You need to allow your sauce to sit for an hour after you finish cooking. This caramel Leche will be very hot. If you open it up too soon you risk severely burning yourself.
How Long Will Caramel Dulce De Leche Last
If stored properly you can keep your sauce in the fridge for up to two weeks. I just use my jar and keep it sealed tight.
Can You Freeze Dulce De Leche
I have frozen this in the past and had no issues. Place in a container and lay a layer of plastic wrap over the top of sauce. Place lid on and freeze for up to six months. Thaw In Fridge the night before you plan to use. Stir and use however you want.
Give this Instant Pot Dulce De Leche a try! Literally a few minutes Prep is all it takes!
- Sweetened condensed milk
- Pour into a mason jar. Put on a trivet completely cover with water. Manual pressure for 30 minutes allow to cool for 1 hour.