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These Hispanic Desserts Are Chock Full of Traditional Flavor

Prevention Logo By Krista Linares, R.D.N. of Prevention | Slide 1 of 8: Dulce de leche is a classic feature of South American desserts and also has popular varieties in Mexico and the Caribbean. The origins of dulce de leche are not completely clear, but some stories report it was developed in Argentina in the 1800s. Dulce de leche is a sweet caramel sauce made from milk. There are also varieties made from goat’s milk (cajeta) and coconut milk. Use this sauce on cookies, crackers, ice cream, toast, or even as a dip for fruit.Get the Dulce de Leche Recipe

1) Dulce de Leche

Dulce de leche is a classic feature of South American desserts and also has popular varieties in Mexico and the Caribbean. The origins of dulce de leche are not completely clear, but some stories report it was developed in Argentina in the 1800s. Dulce de leche is a sweet caramel sauce made from milk. There are also varieties made from goat’s milk (cajeta) and coconut milk. Use this sauce on cookies, crackers, ice cream, toast, or even as a dip for fruit.

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