Tres Leches (Milk Cake)

Tres Leches (Milk Cake)

Three kinds of milk are used in this delectable tres leches cake: evaporated, condensed, and whole milk. Sweet whipped cream is placed on top of it. A wonderful cake for fans of milk!

15 minutes for preparation

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Extra Time: Fifteen minutes

One hour in total

24 servings

Makes one 9 by 13-inch cake.

Ingredients Tres Leches (Milk Cake)

  1. 1 ½ cups flour (all purpose)
  2. One tsp baking powder
  3. ½ cup butter without salt
  4. One cup of powdered sugar
  5. Five oeufs
  6. One-half teaspoon of vanilla extract
  7. Two cups of whole milk
  8. One can of sweetened condensed milk (14 ounces
  9. One 12-oz can of evaporated milk
  10. a quarter of a cup of heavy cream
  11. One cup of powdered sugar
  12. One tsp vanilla essence

Guidelines Tres Leches (Milk Cake)

  • Turn the oven on to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). Coat a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with oil and flour.
  • Mix the flour and baking powder; reserve.
  • In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat butter and sugar until frothy and light. Beat in the vanilla and eggs. One-half cup at a time, add flour mixture and stir until thoroughly combined. Transfer the mixture into the ready pan.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, in a preheated oven. Using a fork, pierce the cake all over and allow it to cool to room temperature.
  • Pour the mixture of whole milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk into a bowl, cover the cooled cake, and let it seep in.
  • In a chilled glass or metal bowl, beat cream, remaining 1 cup sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla with an electric mixer until thickened. Distribute evenly over the filling. Cake should be chilled before serving.
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Nutrition Information (per serving)

280 Calories

35g Carbs and 14g Fat

Six grams of protein. 

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