Tres Leches Cake (Three Milks Cake)

2
JoSele Swopes

By
@JODIE57

This is one of my favorite cakes it is sooooo moist it melts in your mouth...It is quite popular here in NM

Rating:

★★★★★ 7 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 or more
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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1/2 c
unsalted butter
1 c
sugar
5 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract, divided
1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
half and half
1 can(s)
can sweetened condensed milk (14oz)
1 can(s)
can evaporated milk (12oz)
1 1/2 c
whipping cream
1/4 c
powdered sugar

How to Make Tres Leches Cake (Three Milks Cake)

Step-by-Step

  • 11. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 22. Grease and flour a 13x9-inch baking dish.Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; mix in eggs and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; add gradually to butter mixture, stirring to blend. Pour batter into prepared dish, and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Pierce cake with a fork all over.
  • 33. Combine the 3 milks, and pour on top of cake; cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • 44. Beat whipping cream, powdered sugar, and remaining vanilla at medium-high speed with an electric mixer until thick; spread over cake, and serve

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About Tres Leches Cake (Three Milks Cake)

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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