dulce de leche

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dul·ce de le·che

 (do͞ol′sĕ dĕ lĕ′chĕ)
A smooth, thick mixture made of caramelized milk and sugar, used as a flavoring, spread, or dessert topping.

[Spanish : dulce, sweet, sweet food (from Old Spanish, from Latin dulcis) + de, of (from Old Spanish, from Latin ) + leche, milk (from Old Spanish, from Latin lac); see melg- in Indo-European roots.]
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All of the doughnuts are made from croissant dough filled with tasty ingredients such as kunafa cream, cream cheese and dulce de leche.
The food and the tango performance made my night and so did the wonderful desserts of creamed chocolate cookie layer with dulce de leche and a sugar crepe with dulce de leche and vanilla ice cream.
The signature dessert is a blend of two cheeses with dulce de leche, along with berry compote and mango coulis on top.
INGREDIENTS 200g digestive biscuits 100g unsalted butter, melted 300ml double cream 2 x 400g tins of condensed milk Finely grated zest and juice of 2 lemons 30g dulce de leche, eg Nestle Caramel
There's cheesecake with luscious dulce de leche and fresh passion fruit.
Among the deals, the Cushman & Wakefield's team of David Townes and Alana Friedman represented Secaucus-basedGlenmore Management in securing a 5,500-square-foot space to Dulce De Leche in downtown Englewood.
200g butter, softened, plus extra for the tin 2 large ripe bananas (250g peeled weight) 250g light brown soft sugar 4 large eggs 11/2 tsp vanilla extract 250g selfraising flour 100g natural yogurt 100g dark chocolate, chopped into chunks 100g thick caramel or dulce de leche (we used a can of Carnation caramel) 12 dried banana chips, to serve (optional)
Made from award-winning Scottish milk and cream, White Chocolate with Raspberry Ripple, right, and Salted Caramel flavours are in UK Lidl stores this week with Espresso Caramel, Mint Choc Chip and Chocolate Dulce de Leche to come.
Tried, tested and favoured menu items in other existing markets include the Japanese hot and iced latte, Dulce de leche (candy made of milk or caramel), Spanish latte, Matcha hot and iced latte, milk cake, Lotus cookies and brownies, Nutella cookies and brownies, berry berry salad and orange sesame chicken with quinoa salad.
"There are few things that are ours like asado [barbecue], mate [hot drink] and dulce de leche [caramel]," Riquelme toldRadio Mitre.
Take the Dulce de Leche Crunch Pancake Breakfast, part of Denny's "Premium Craft Pancakes" line.