Tres Leches Cake

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Tres leches cake, or "three milks" cake in Spanish, is a classic dessert served throughout Mexico and other Latin American countries. Soaked in three types of milk and topped with fluffy whipped cream, this light, spongy cake is perfect for birthdays, weddings, Cinco de Mayo, or any celebration that calls for a sweet treat.

Sponge Cake:
1 cup all-purpose flour or cake flour sifted
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tbsp vanilla extract
6 large eggs room temperature
Milk Mixture:
7 ozs sweetened condensed milk
7 ozs light cream or table cream 18-30% milk fat
2 1/2 cups evaporated milk
Whipped Cream:
1 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp clear vanilla extract
1/2 oz vanilla pudding mix for a stable whipped cream
Garnish:
Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries or other fruit

Make the Sponge Cake

  • Preheat oven to 356 degrees F and bring eggs to room temperature for easier beating. Separate egg whites and egg yolks into two small bowls.
  • Sift flour using a...
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Nutritions

Calories
4749

Sodium
1567mg
65% DV

Fat
215g
330% DV

Protein
114g
228% DV

Carbs
602g
204% DV

Fiber
22g
90% DV