Debra Russell Recipe

Dulce de leche

By Debra Russell talktorussell

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Dulce de leche is a traditional Spanish confection made from milk. It's a popular culinary reference to rich caramel flavors. Look for canned dulce de leche in the Hispanic section of the supermarket.


1pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust (from 14.1 oz box), softened as directed on box
1can (13.4 oz) dulce de leche
3 ripe medium bananas
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

* Heat oven to 400°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie plate as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie. Bake crust 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
* Spoon contents of can of dulce de leche into center of cooled crust; gently spread to edge. Thinly slice bananas; arrange over dulce de leche.
* In medium bowl, beat whipping cream and powdered sugar with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Spread over bananas.
* In small resealable freezer plastic bag, place chocolate chips and oil; seal bag. Microwave on High 30 seconds; knead bag to mix melted chips and unmelted chips. Microwave 15 to 30 seconds longer or until all chips are melted and smooth. Snip off tiny corner of bag. Pipe melted chocolate mixture over whipped cream. Store pie in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies

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Sea Sun Seasun
Feb 26, 2014
I pinched this great looking pie awhile ago and I would like to try it. Where do you get a can of dulce de leche?
Feb 26, 2014 - Bobby Webb shared this recipe with discussion group: "EVERYTHING MEXICAN" (PLEASE, Mexican foods and drinks ONLY)
Sea Sun Seasun
Aug 4, 2012
This looks delicious!
Straw's Kitchen CinCooks
Aug 4, 2012
WOW...that is one beauty of a slice of pie.
Thanks for sharing.