Contest winner Velma Brown of Turner Station, Kentucky notes: “While coffee ice cream is great, I sometimes vary the flavor of this family favorite. It’s one dreamy summertime treat that’s always high on requests for dessert.”
What to do with leftover sweetened condensed milk: Store leftover sweetened condensed milk in tightly covered container in refrigerator up to 1 week. Serve over cup-up fruit or hot cooked oatmeal. Or for extra flavor, stir into cup of hot brewed coffee or tea instead of regular milk.
I love desserts and was looking for a way to use hazelnut spread when I came up with this recipe. I wanted something that could be prepped quickly, boom-boom-boom, and this is wonderful! —Karen Bowlden, Boise, Idaho
As a teenage foreign exchange student in the South of France, I was horribly homesick. Then my host family's grandmother, "Miette," arrived and asked if I'd like to help her bake this nutty tart from scratch. It turned my trip around and inspired my lifelong passion for baking. Weighing ingredients, roasting nuts, kneading dough…the art of baking transcends language. — Lexi McKeown, Los Angeles, California