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Tres Leches Cake Recipe


This recipe is shared by Fati Naz. She is master in baking and you can follow her recipes without any doubt. Tres leches is a sponge cake soaked in a mixture of three kinds of milk. Evaporated milk, condensed milk, and heavy cream. You can never forget the taste of this cake.


Ingredients Of Tres Leches Cake

  • 1 cup Plain flour+ 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4+1/4 cup white sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 big can sweetened condensed milk (370ml)
  • 1 big can evaporated milk
  • 300 ml heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    For Topping
    1cup heavy whipping cream
    2-3 tbsp icing sugar (or as per taste )
    1/2 tsp vanilla essence

Method Of Tres Leches Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9×13 inch baking pan.
  • Sift flour and salt and set aside. Separate egg whites and yolks.
  • Now beat egg whites with 1/4 cup sugar until stiff keep aside.
  • Beat egg yolks with 1/4 cup sugar and vanilla essence until light in color.
    Fold yolk mixture into egg whites. With soft hands fold the flour in egg mixture.
    Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25- 30 minutes.or keep checking until brown from top.
  • Cool for 10-15 minutes. Pierce cake several times with a fork.
  • In a bowl, stir together the heavy cream, evaporated milk and sweetened condensed milk.
  • Pour the mixture over the cake until all absorbed.Refrigerate cake overnight for best results.
  • Place the heavy cream, sugar and vanilla into the bowl . Using the whisk attachment, whisk together on low until stiff peaks are formed. Change to medium speed and whisk until thick.
  • Spread the topping over the cake and allow to chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • I garnished mine with sliced strawberries. You can garnish with any fruit like peaches, cherries etc.


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