Tuesday, March 23, 2010

TWD - Dulce de Leche Duos

This weeks pick for Dulce de Leche Duos was made by Jodie of Beansy Loves Cake. You can find the recipe on her blog or on page 161 of Dorie Greenspan's "Baking: From My Home to Yours". I was super excited to try this recipe because I've been wanting to try making my own dulce de leche and this recipe was the excuse I've been looking for! I put two cans of sweetened condensed milk in my slow cooker, covered them with water, and cooked on low for 9 hours. Waiting for the cans to cool was excruciatingly painful! I wanted to see what was inside and when I popped the top, I was delighted to find that I had a wonderful, sweet, caramel concoction.

The cookies were very sweet but tasted absolutely wonderful! I will definitely bake these again but next time I will try to make my cookies smaller. These would be perfect as one-bite cookies, which is probably how Dorie designed them, but I have a problem with portion control!

Just look at the caramelly goodness oozing from the sides.

I need to run to the store for a couple more cans of sweetened condensed milk because I now have a long list of dulce de leche recipes (including butter cream frosting and ice cream) that I must try. Immediately.

Please check out some of the blogs of the other TWD bakers to see how they did this week. I'll be visiting them just as soon as I come out of my caramel coma.

17 comments:

chocolatechic said...

Your DDL looks fabulous.

I could just eat it with a spoon.

Jencrafted said...

Love the color of your dulce de leche. Long list of DDL bakes? I'm with you there....*sigh*...wonder when I'll get to all of them though.
Thanks for sharing!

Mary said...

Your cookies look fantastic, and I think the colour of your dulce de leche is perfect. Nicely done! I had issues with these and ended up using another cookie recipe.

CB said...

It's times I like these I wish I could reach into the computer and pull out the picture. That first picture is fabulous with the DDL oozing out the side. Yum! Glad you enjoyed the cookies!
-CB
http://iheartfood4thought.com

lartdejournalier said...

I did not just lick my screen.
:|

-k

Jodie said...

Gorgeous! My cookies were too big, too, but I wasn't complaining. :) Thanks for baking with me this week!

natalia said...

I love your cookies ! I hope you are ok now !

Nickki said...

Wow. Your cookies look fabulous. I have a long list of DDL bakes now too, including some very gorgeous looking DDL brownies :-)

Teanna said...

Dulce de leche is totally addicting! I posted a dulce de leche cake on my site a few months back and sometimes I go back and stare at the photo wishing I had more of it. Hahaha! Your cookies look gorgeous!

Susan said...

Fabulous looking cookies. I am so upset that I didn't get around to making these this week. I haven't had much time lately. I will try and make them tomorrow though.

margot said...

Your cookies look amazing! If you make the buttercream DDL frosting, definitely post the recipe, it sounds great.

Marthe said...

Pretty cookies!! That dulce de leche buttercream sounds really interesting!!

Tia said...

that DDL buttercream sounds heavenly.

Leslie said...

Your dulce de leche looks fantastic! And your cookies look amazing!

TeaLady said...

So many recipes - so little DDL.

Your cookies look wonderful with the ddl oozing down the side. YM!!

The Blonde Duck said...

Popped in to say hi!

Liz said...

YES--I can see these as one-bite cookies for sure! As it was they were just too much and too sweet for me, but maybe if they were little pop-able babies...