Recipe_Tres Leches Cake


Tres Leches Cake

With three different kinds of milk, this classic Central American treat is deliciously moist. Sprinkle your Tres Leches cake with a touch of cinnamon for added spice!

Prep time: 30 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes
Total Time:1 hour and 20 minutes
Serving Size: 20-24 servings

Featured Bakeware:

USA Pan 9x 13" Rectangular Cake Pan

Ingredients

Cake:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 cup white sugar
5 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 Milk Blend:
1 cup whole milk
1-14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1-12 ounce can evaporated milk

Whipped Topping:
1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift flour and baking powder together. In a separate bowl, cream butter and the 1 cup sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and ½ teaspoon vanilla extract and beat well with a hand mixer until well combined. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture 2 tablespoons at a time; mix well until blended. Pour batter into USA Pan rectangle cake pan (9x13). Bake for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Pierce the cake several times with a fork. While cake is cooling prepare the three milk blend by combining the whole milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk. Pour over the top of cooled cake. Whip whipping cream, 1 cup of sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla together until thick and creamy. Spread over the top of cake. Serve and Enjoy! If you have left over cake refrigerate for best results.