Homemade Caramel Sauce

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  • Serving Size:
  • Nutrition: See Below
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk

Instructions

  • OVEN METHOD
  • HEAT oven to 425°F. Pour sweetened condensed milk into 9-inch pie plate. Cover with foil. Place pie plate in larger shallow pan. Fill larger pan with about 1/2-inch hot water to surround pie plate.
  • BAKE 1 3/4 to 2 hours or until thick and caramel-colored. Carefully remove from oven; remove pie plate from shallow pan. Whisk caramel until smooth. Cool 20 minutes before serving. Store any leftover caramel in refrigerator. Bring to room temperature or heat until warm to serve.
  • STOVETOP METHOD
  • POUR sweetened condensed milk into top of double boiler. Place over boiling water and cover. Simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until thick and caramel-colored.
  • REMOVE from heat. Whisk caramel until smooth. Cool 20 minutes before serving. Store any leftover caramel in refrigerator. Bring to room temperature or heat until warm to serve.
  • Do not heat in can.
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