Salted Dulce de Leche Brownies
Here is a simple way of infusing the flavors of a favorite chocolate-covered caramel candy into an amazing brownie dessert.
I have always loved salted caramel candies covered in dark chocolate. Making candy at home can be tricky, so I thought to bring those delicious flavors to an easy-to-make brownie. For the brownie batter, I turned to a favorite shortcut of mine—Betty Crocker® Dark Chocolate Brownie Mix. Instead of caramel, I used dulce de leche, a sweet and creamy caramel-like spread made from slowly cooked sweetened condensed milk. You can use store-bought dulce de leche, or even better, make your own following my steps.
Although simple, the dulce de leche does take some time to make. For that reason, I like to cook mine the night before I am going to bake the brownies. Here's how to do it. Place a can of sweetened condensed milk (label removed) inside a large saucepan and completely submerge it in water. Cover the pan, bring the water to a boil and cook for 3 hours over medium-low heat. (Make sure the can is covered with water for the whole cooking time.)