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Recipe: Vegan Dulce de Leche Sauce

Recipe: Vegan Dulce de Leche Sauce

Vegan Dulce de Leche Sauce

by Erin Fletter
Photo by Sea Wave/
prep time
5 minutes
cook time
25 minutes
4-6 servings

Fun-Da-Mentals Kitchen Skills

  • dissolve :

    to stir an ingredient, like sugar, into another ingredient, like water, until they become one substance; or to melt or liquefy a solid food, such as butter, chocolate, or sugar.

  • reduce :

    to boil or simmer a cooking liquid, like a sauce or juice, until it evaporates, thickens, and becomes concentrated, intensifying the flavors.

  • whisk :

    to beat or stir ingredients vigorously with a fork or whisk to mix, blend, or incorporate air.

Equipment Checklist

  • Can opener
  • Dry measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Whisk


Vegan Dulce de Leche Sauce

  • 1 14-oz can unsweetened coconut milk
  • 3/4 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp coarse salt


Vegan Dulce de Leche Sauce

whisk + dissolve + reduce

Whisk 1 can of coconut milk, 3/4 cup packed brown sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt in a heavy large skillet on your stovetop until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to medium-high and boil until mixture is reduced to about 2 1/2 cups, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes. Serve with pancakes!

The Yolk's On You

Where do intergalactic coconuts grab a drink?

At the Milky Way!

The Yolk's On You

What did one coconut say to the other?

"Got milk?"

That's Berry Funny

Why don't coconuts have money? 

Because people milk them dry.

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