First up, Michael’s birthday request: dulce de leche brownies…
I’d never made dulce de leche before, but Michael had a vision in mind of just what he wanted. We adapted our recipe ever-so-slightly from the ice cream-and-treat genius David Lebovitz. Mr. Lebovitz is my go-to resource for ice cream recipes (his book is FABULOUS).
These brownies are a touch on the cake-y side. I usually prefer a deep, rich, fudge-y brownie like this or this, but these were very tasty. They were especially tasty served warm with a scoop of homemade salted caramel ice cream on top (recipe later this week).
Dulce de leche is caramel-y and sweet. You can make your dulce de leche ahead of time, several days in advance. On its own, it will keep up to 1 week in the refrigerator. I made mine the day before I made the brownies, and it worked beautifully. The completed brownies froze beautifully. We pulled them out a few at a time later on when we needed a sweet treat and they were awesome!Print
Brownie recipe adapted from David Lebovitz and dulce de leche recipe from my sweetened condensed milk can.