Saturday, September 17, 2016

Tres Leche Cake

We were recently invited for dinner at some friend's house.  The theme was Spanish.  Everyone chipped in and brought something.  I was asked to bring a Spanish dessert, so I chose Tres Leche cake.
This cake is very moist with 3 different milks.....that's where the Tres Leche comes in......  The icing is cream cheese and whipped cream, plus sliced strawberries.
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Tres Leche Cake
a Spanish themed Moist cake
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 oz evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cups half and half
  • 1 package and half cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups whipping cream
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
1. Preheat oven to 350° 2. Grease and flour a 9x13- inch baking pan 3. Beat 6 egg whites until fluffy; set egg yolks aside. Gradually beat in sugar until mixture holds soft peaks. Beat in flour gradually. then beat in milk, reserved egg yolks, melted butter, 4 teaspoons vanilla, and baking powder, beating in each ingredient thoroughly before adding the next. Pour batter into prepared baking pan. 4. Bake in preheated oven until cake is browned and crusty on no more than 30 minutes. let cake cool in pan for 10 minutes 5. Whisk sweetened condensed milk. evaporated milk, and half and half in a bowl. Pour the 3-milk mixture into a pan deeper and longer than the cake. Lay the cake into the milk mixture. Use a fork to poke holes in and pour the remaining 3-milk mixture over the cake, allowing the mixture to soak in. 6. Beat cream cheese with 1 teaspoons vanilla in bowl with electric mixer until soft and fluffy. Gradually beat in cream until frosting is thick and spreadable. Spread over cake. I then added sliced strawberries. Enjoy!
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 9x13 pan
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Linda @ Life and Linda
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