Dulce de leche means "milk jam" and is sweetened milk that is cooked until it thickens into creamy caramel. This dessert includes dulce de leche ice cream on a buttery shortbread cookie crust.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Dulce de Leche Ice Cream Torte

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl combine cookie crumbs and butter. Press half of cookie crumb mixture (about 1 cup) evenly onto bottom of an 8x8x1-7/8-inch disposable foil pan or a 9x9x2-inch baking pan. Set aside. Soften 1/2 the ice cream over cookie crumb layer in pan. Top with half of the nuts. Sprinkle remaining cookie crumb mixture over layers in pan. Cover and freeze for 1 to 2 hours or until firm.

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  • Soften remaining ice cream. Carefully spread ice cream over frozen layers in pan. Cover and freeze overnight or until very firm.

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  • To serve, top with remaining cashews. Cut into squares and serve with Pineapple Topping. Makes 9 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Dulce de Leche Ice Cream Torte)

440 calories; 25 g total fat; 10 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat; 41 mg cholesterol; 349 mg sodium. 146 mg potassium; 50 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 30 g sugar; 6 g protein; 389 IU vitamin a; 12 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 36 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 111 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Pineapple Topping

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  • In a large skillet, melt butter. Add packed brown sugar; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add pineapple, stir to coat. Serve at once or cover and chill up to 3 days; reheat before serving.

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Reviews (1)

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Rating: Unrated
07/23/2013
Made this several times & it has always been a big hit.