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slow cooker dulce de leche made out of a can of condensed milk.

Slow Cooker Dulce de Leche

Slow Cooker Dulce de Leche is an easy way to make dulce de leche from a can of condensed milk!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Latin
Keyword dulce de leche
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Cooling down time 6 hours
Total Time 14 hours 5 minutes
Servings 1 cups
Calories 60 kcal
Author camila


  • 1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk 396 grams


Slow Cooker Dulce de Leche

  1. Remove the label of the can. Keep the can sealed.
  2. Inspect the can to ensure it doesn't have any dents.
  3. Place the sealed can in a slow cooker filled up with water to capacity.
  4. Cook the can on high for 8 hours.
  5. Ensure the can is covered by water at all times.
  6. Turn the slow cooker off.
  7. Let the can cool down all the way in the water before removing and opening, which may take a few hours.


  1. Store dulce de leche covered, in the fridge for up to 15 days. Store packaged tightly in the freezer for 1 to 2 months.

Recipe Notes

Quantity: depending on the size of the slow cooker you can cook a couple of cans at a time.

Water: ensure the can is covered by water at all times.

Cool down: make absolute sure the can of condensed milk has cooled down completely before removing from the water and opening it.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Dulce de Leche
Amount Per Serving (1 tbsp)
Calories 60
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.