Can someone solve this dessert mystery?

The wife of the last patient I went to see (I work for a home care agency and travel around treating people in their homes) fed me a delectable something before I left. The problem is, I don't speak enough Spanish, and they don't speak enough English, to tell me how to make it. It's a flour tortilla, deep fried and then submerged in a sticky, gooey, caramel-y sauce that almost has a maple syrup flavor and is infused with cinnamon and cloves. I asked the patient what was in the sauce and all he could say was "milk". Does anyone know what this is called? And how I can replicate it?

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