It worked!!! Finally!
Turns out my problem was my dutch oven was too small. I wound up using my crock pot insert instead and it came out beautifully!!
For the record, I used this recipe from a sweet spoonful.
Now here are two more recipes I want to try this week:
Apple Cider Donuts from Smitten Kitchen:
Satay Spiced grilled peanut butter sammich.