Tres Leches cake is a famous traditional Mexican butter cake that’s drenched in three milks, for an ultimate succulent & delicious cake. Save the recipe for dinner party menus and surprise your guests. Smart Recipes, Mexican Recipes, Dairy,Eggs Recipes, Recipes Dairy,Eggs Mexican Easy Tres Leches Cake Easy Tres Leches Cake Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT50M Serves 12 5 N/A Eggs 3/4 Cup Sugar 1 Tablespoon Salted Butter 1/3 Cup Whole Milk 4 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 12 Ounces Evaporated Milk 14 Ounces Sweetened Condensed Milk N/A Heavy Whipping Cream Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 13x9-inch baking dish. For cake: In a bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. In another bowl, add egg yolks and with an electric mixer, beat on high speed until changes into lemony color. Slowly, add butter and 1/2 cup of sugar and beat until well combined. Add milk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and mix well. Add flour mixture and mix until just combined. In another large bowl, add egg whites and with an electric mixer, beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Add remaining 1/4 cup of sugar and beat on high speed until stiff peaks form. Add flour mixture and gently, fold until just combined. Place mixture into prepared baking dish evenly. Bake for about 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and keep on a wire rack to cool. For milk syrup: In a pan, add evaporated milk and condensed milk over medium heat and bring to a boil. Cook for about 2 minutes, stirring continuously. Remove from heat and stir in 3 teaspoons of vanilla extract. Keep aside to cool slightly. With a fork, poke holes into the cake. Place half of milk syrup over the cake evenly. Keep aside until syrup is absorbed. Place remaining syrup on top evenly and refrigerate, covered for at least 1 hour. Garnish with whipped cream & serve.

Easy Tres Leches Cake

Easy Tres Leches Cake Recipe


Tres Leches cake is a famous traditional Mexican butter cake that’s drenched in three milks, for an ultimate succulent & delicious cake. Save the recipe for dinner party menus and surprise your guests.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

Mexican

Protein

Dairy,Eggs

Category

Desserts

Serves

12

Total Time

50 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 5 Eggs (Separated)
      • 3/4 Cup Sugar (Divided)
      • 1 Tablespoon Salted Butter (Softened)
      • 1/3 Cup Whole Milk
      • 4 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract (Divided)
      • 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour
      • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
      • 12 Ounces Evaporated Milk
      • 14 Ounces Sweetened Condensed Milk
      • Heavy Whipping Cream

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 13x9-inch baking dish.
  2. For cake: In a bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. In another bowl, add egg yolks and with an electric mixer, beat on high speed until changes into lemony color. Slowly, add butter and 1/2 cup of sugar and beat until well combined. Add milk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and mix well. Add flour mixture and mix until just combined.
  3. In another large bowl, add egg whites and with an electric mixer, beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Add remaining 1/4 cup of sugar and beat on high speed until stiff peaks form. Add flour mixture and gently, fold until just combined.
  4. Place mixture into prepared baking dish evenly. Bake for about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and keep on a wire rack to cool.
  6. For milk syrup: In a pan, add evaporated milk and condensed milk over medium heat and bring to a boil. Cook for about 2 minutes, stirring continuously. Remove from heat and stir in 3 teaspoons of vanilla extract. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  7. With a fork, poke holes into the cake. Place half of milk syrup over the cake evenly. Keep aside until syrup is absorbed. Place remaining syrup on top evenly and refrigerate, covered for at least 1 hour.
  8. Garnish with whipped cream & serve.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

273 kcal

Carbs

42 g

Fat

8 g

Protein

8 g

Cost Per Serving

$0.50

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