Tres Leches (Milk Cake) Recipe

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Submitted by oxysmartass

Makes 24 servings



Milk lovers will love this recipe!

Recipe Ingredients for Tres Leches (Milk 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
2 cups whole milk
14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
12 fluid ounce evaporated milk
1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Tres Leches (Milk Cake)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9x13 inch baking pan.

  2. Sift flour and baking powder together and set aside.

  3. Cream butter or margarine and the 1 cup sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and the 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat well.

  4. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture 2 tablespoons at a time; mix until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Pierce cake several times with a fork.

  6. Combine the whole milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk together. Pour over the top of the cooled cake.

  7. Whip whipping cream, the remaining 1 cup of the sugar, and the remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla together until thick. Spread over the top of cake. Be sure and keep cake refrigerated, enjoy!

Categories

Dairy, Dessert, Spanish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 99.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
253
Calories from Fat
98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.9g
17%
Saturated Fat
6.5g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
71mg
24%
Sodium
89mg
4%
Potassium
188mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
34.5g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
28.4g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 13% Iron 3%
* 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 saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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