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Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake) Recipe

Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake)

Serves 12

Ingredients:

  • Flour and butter for greasing the baking pan
  • CAKE:
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Twin Brook Creamery Whole Milk
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 1/2 cups Twin Brook Creamery Whipping Cream
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • OPTIONAL:
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries or 1/4 cup toasted nuts

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour one 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. Sift flour and baking powder together and set aside.
  3. Cream butter and 1 cup sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and the 1/2 tsp vanilla; beat well. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture 2 Tbsp at a time; mix until well blended.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until pick inserted in center comes out clean. Pierce cake several times with a fork and allow to cool.
  5. Combine the whole milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk together. Pour over the top of the cooled cake.
  6. Lightly whip the whipping cream with 1 cup sugar and 1 tsp vanilla together until thick. Spread over the top of cake. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Top with sliced strawberries or some toasted nuts if desired.

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