Dulce de Leche Ice Cream Recipe

You had us at dulce de leche. Now imagine dulce de leche ice cream – does it get any more indulgent? Try this recipe from beautiful new cookbook Argentinian Street Food.

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Cooking time: 5 minutes. Refrigeration time: 3–6 hours

Makes 1 Litre


1 tablespoon caster (superfine) sugar
1 tablespoon dextrose
5 g (1⁄8 oz) ice-cream stabiliser (optional)
500 ml (17 fl oz/2 cups) milk
350 g (12 oz) dulce de leche


1. Combine the sugar, dextrose and stabiliser, if using. heat the milk in a saucepan to just below boiling and add the dry ingredients in a steady stream, whisking to prevent lumps forming. Put the dulce de leche in a heatproof bowl, pour over the hot milk mixture and mix with a hand blender until well combined. Transfer to a container.Cover the surface with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3–6 hours.

2. Churn in an ice-cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions. serve immediately or store in the freezer.

Recipes and images from Argentinian Street Food by Gaston Stivelmaher & Enrique Zanoni, published by Murdoch Books, RRP $ 29.99, photographed by Akiko Ida