Jamoncillo De Leche

Jamoncillo De Leche
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Also known as Mexican milk fudge, Jamoncillo de Leche is a favorite confection.This recipe is courtesy of Imperial Sugar.
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Total time: 30 minutes
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cup brown sugar, preferably imperial sugar light brown sugar
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  1. Line an 8 x 8-inch pan with parchment paper of spray with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Combine butter, sugar, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla extract in a 3-quart saucepan over low heat.
  3. Bring to a boil and continue to simmer for 15 minutes stirring frequently with a wooden or silicone spoon.
  4. Place a teaspoon of fudge in a bowl with cold water to test. Drain water and mold fudge into a ball with your fingers. If you are able to form a ball, fudge is ready for the next step. If not, continue simmering and stirring for a couple of minutes and test again.
  5. Carefully transfer fudge to bowl of a stand mixer.
  6. Mix on medium low for 5 minutes.
  7. Fudge will begin to set.
  8. Immediately transfer to prepared pan, evenly spreading with spatula.
  9. Refrigerate for at least 90 minutes.
  10. Slice into 16 squares and enjoy.