Recipe by

Visit website

Instant Pot Dulce de Leche is the definitive homemade dulce de leche recipe, it's quick, easy, safe, and utterly fabulous. It's just one of the 15 surprising things you can make with an Instant Pot, from a cold and flu tonic to chocolate cheesecake!


makes 1/2 pint

Total time

0 minutes


  • 1 ounce 14 can sweetened condensed milk (you can do up to 3 cans in one batch if you like)


  1. Scrape out all the condensed milk into a pint sized mason jar, or similar canning jar.
  2. Cover the jar tightly with foil or screw on the cap.
  3. Place the rack at the bottom of your Instant Pot and then place the jar on the rack. Fill the Instant pot with water, up to 1 inch from the top of the jar. Close and lock the Instant Pot lid, and set the pressure release valve to sealed.
  4. Press 'Pressure Cook' and set the timer to 45 minutes.
  5. When the machine beeps, press cancel and unplug. Let the pressure release naturally, and then open the lid and carefully remove the hot jar.
  6. Let the jar cool down, it will be VERY hot. Do not be tempted to taste the dulce de leche until it has cooled.
  7. When cool enough to handle, stir vigorously to remove the lumps and smooth out the caramel. I like to give it a whirl in my small food processor to make it extra silky.
  8. Store your dulce de leche in the refrigerator for up to a month. Good luck getting it to last that long ;)
  9. Reheat chilled dulce de leche gently in the microwave.

Stop Wasting Time Searching for Recipes

Let them come to YOU with HeyFood

  Over 5,000 recipes like this one, matched to your tastes

  Eliminate the age-old problem "what's for dinner?"

  Support for most major diets and allergies

No, thanks