Mexican Candy (Leche Quemada)
By Andra Kubala amkmo3
When I was a little girl my mom and aunt would take my cousin and me to Monterey House to eat. At the bottom of their chip basket they had a piece of candy, a chunk of yummy creamy goodness, that would generally cause a fight between Chris and I. But this candy was so worth the battle. It got to be such a battle that our mother's requested that they not put the candy in the basket but bring us a piece after our meal. Our Grandmother, the sweet lady she was, figured out how to make this delicious treat. So here is it in all it's creamy sugary glory!
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Add brown sugar and stir until it dissolves. Continue cooking and stirring mixture over medium heat until it reaches soft ball stage. Stir until thick enough (as for fudge). Drop by teaspoonful on a buttered pan or waxed paper or pour into buttered pan and cut into squares.
About this Recipe
Kris W Krista_Weller - Mar 23, 2012
I remember going there and finding that yummy candy in the chip basket. I am excited to try this recipe. Thank you for posting it, it brings back many memories for me.
Andra Kubala amkmo3 - Mar 23, 2012
You are very welcome.
Glendean Hamm glendean49 - Mar 25, 2012
ISNT THIS REALLY SWEET
Andra Kubala amkmo3 - Mar 25, 2012
No sweeter than a praline.
Kris W Krista_Weller - Mar 26, 2012
The ones I remember as a kid are really sweet...deliciously sweet :)