Can You Help Me Make Milk Fudge (Or Leche con Leche)?

published Jul 24, 2012
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Q: About a decade ago a friend from the Dominican Republic sent me a dessert that I can only describe as milk fudge. She called it “leche con leche.” She said it was made by cooking milk for hours. I have scoured the internet trying to find a recipe for this delicious dessert. Does anyone know what I’m talking about?

Sent by Rachel

Editor: Rachel, this sounds like a dulce de leche-based dessert, where milk and sugar are cooked down for a long period of time, leaving only the milk solids and sugar, now crystallized into a firm, fudgy candy.

Versions of this are also found in Indian cooking. You would probably make something almost identical if you followed a recipe for khoya, or milk cake. Try searching for one of those.

Here’s one more recipe that looks promising:

Readers, any other advice?

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