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Tres Leche Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Tres Leche Cake recipe? Learn how to make Tres Leche Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by liblym

Makes 12 servings



A fabulous sponge cake with creamy drizzle and heavy whipping cream topping.

Recipe Ingredients for Tres Leche Cake

1 c Flour
1 1/2 t baking powder
1/4 t salt
5 eggs
1 c sugar
1 t vanilla
3/10 c milk 1%
0.33 c Heavy Whipping Cream
4 1/5 oz Sweetened Condensed milk
3 3/5 oz Evaporated Milk
1/2 c heavy whipping cream

Recipe Directions for Tres Leche Cake

  1. Combine flour baking powder and salt, set aside.

  2. Separate egg whites and yolks.

  3. Beat egg yolks with 3/4 cup sugar on high speed until yolks are pale yellow. Stir in milk and vanilla.

  4. Pour egg yolk mixture over flour mixture and stir very gently until combined.

  5. Beat egg whites on high speed until soft peaks form. With mixer on, pour in 1/4 cup sugar and beat until egg whites are stiff but not dry.

  6. Fold egg white mixture into other mixture very gently until just combined.

  7. Pour into prepared pan and spread to even out surface.

  8. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

  9. Turn cake out onto a rimmed platter and allow to cool.

  10. Combine condensed milk, evaporated milk, and 1/4 cup heavy cream in a small pitcher.

  11. When cake is cool, pierce the surface with a fork several times.

  12. Slowly drizzle all but about 1 cup of the milk mixture?try to get as much around the edges of the cake as you can.

  13. Allow the cake to absorb the milk mixture for 30 minutes.

  14. Whip remainder heavy cream with 3 tablespoons of sugar until thick and spreadable.

  15. Spread over the surface of the cake.

Categories

Dairy, Eggs, Dessert, Mexican, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 79.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
205
Calories from Fat
59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.6g
10%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
104mg
4%
Potassium
178mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
31.9g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
23.4g
Protein
5.1g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 10% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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