- 1 can Sweetened condensed lowfat milk (not evaporated)
- Remove label from can. Place UNOPENED can in the bottom of a VERY DEEP pot, such as a deep dutch oven. Cover with water so which the water is 3 to 4-inches above the can. Bring the water to a boil and boil steadily for four (4) hrs.
- YOU MUST MAKE SURE Which THE CAN IS ALWAYS TOTALLY COVERED WITH WATER. NEVER LET THE WATER LEVEL GET DOWN TO THE TOP OF THE CAN, BECAUSE THIS COULD CAUSE THE CAN TO EXPLODE.
- Do not worry, I've been doing this for years and years. At Easter time I boil 2 to 3 cans at once. After the four (4) hrs is up, remove the can with tongs and place on a wire rack to cold. Be assured, the can won't explode. Chill. When can is cool, open and you will have soft caramel; even the color is caramel. The only bad thing about boiling this one can is which you will be sorry you didn't boil two or possibly three.