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Dulce de Leche, caramel sauce

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212 Mar 18, 2007 08:05 PM

Still trying to find somewhere to buy Dulce de Leche caramel sauce, (not dulce de leche ice cream) in Orange County??? Any suggestions?

Thanks.

  1. katkoupai Mar 18, 2007 08:38 PM

    I have been looking online to answer your question. Smuckers makes a dulce de leche caramel sauce. It can be purchased online at www.smuckers.com, and it might be found in the larger grocery stores, possibly in the ethnic food section.

    Also, I would imagine that Mexican markets in OC would have it.

    Here are a couple of supermarkets that might carry a brand or two of dulce de leche in OC:

    Northgate González Supermarket
    722 N. Anaheim Blvd.
    Anaheim, CA
    (714) 774-1178.

    Gigante Supermarket
    650 North Euclid St.
    Anaheim, CA 92801
    (714) 533.3761
    Store Hours:
    7:00~11:00pm

    Good luck, and please post if you find what you are looking for. :)

    2 Replies
    1. re: katkoupai
      Das Ubergeek Mar 19, 2007 07:26 AM

      Northgate definitely has it -- I've bought it there when I was too rushed to make my own. We bought it at the one on Lincoln and... uh... damn, it's near Harbor, and I've seen it in the one on East near the 91 and the one on Euclid near Ball.

      I imagine Gigante would carry it, and I'm sure Fiesta Mexicana would as well.

      Some of the more "ghetto" Stater Bros. have it -- the one on State College and La Palma has it, but the one on Tustin and Katella doesn't.

      (For those looking in LA, any of the big chain Mexican markets will have it -- Vallarta, Superior, El Super, etc.)

      1. re: Das Ubergeek
        katkoupai Mar 19, 2007 09:28 AM

        Thanks for confirming this info and for listing LA locations that have it, Das Ubergeek. :) I actually have never purchased the stuff, but I took an educated guess as to where it might be available.

    2. The Chowhound Team Mar 18, 2007 09:41 PM

      Folks, a gentle reminder that recipes are handled on our Home Cooking board. A tangent about making dulce de leche by boiling cans of condensed milk has been moved here:

      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/382487

      1. g
        glutton Mar 19, 2007 08:12 AM

        I would suggest making your own because it's so easy, but if you prefer to buy it, there are at least two versions at Lascari's in Whittier. They're Argentine versions, which are good, but I don't think they are as good as Alpina (the Colombian brand).

        1. m
          marti Mar 19, 2007 11:18 AM

          Have seen it at Bristol Farms, Williams Sonoma and Sur Le Tab.

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            212 Mar 24, 2007 07:47 AM

            Thanks everyone.
            After all my searching and calling around...they have it at Pavillions in the "Ethnic" food section!

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            1. re: 212
              katkoupai Mar 24, 2007 01:08 PM

              Great! I wonder what other major supermarkets have it. :)

            2. b
              bulavinaka Mar 24, 2007 02:26 PM

              Check out any place that does anything Argentinian as well - even South America in general. Seems that delicacy practically courses through their veins!

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