• 3 quarts milk
  • 2 lb sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 egg yolks
  • Cinnamon stick


Combine ingredients in a saucepan and simmer until thickened.

Stir constantly, preferably with a wooden spoon, until you see the saucepan while stirring (4-5 hours).

Add the egg yolks and let cook 2 or 3 minutes longer.

Remove cinnamon stick.

Let cool. This recipe must be watched constantly.

NOTE: There is also a shortcut for preparing arequipe.

Put a can of sweetened condensed milk in a pot of boiling water.

The water should fully cover the can which must not be opened.

Boil it for about 5 hours adding water constantly to compensate evaporation.

Let it cool down for 30 min before opening the can.

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  • Alimento base: Milk
  • Dificultad: Easy
  • Tiempo preparación: 240 min.
  • Comensales: 8
  • Estacionalidad: All year
  • País: Colombia
  • Comunidad:
  • Típica de: Colombia
  • Provincia:
  • Microondas: No
  • Celiacos: No
  • Afrodisiaca: No
  • Thermomix: No
  • Niños: No
  • Light: No
  • Vegetariana: Yes

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