Tres Leches Cake Recipe
This three milks cake is absolutely divine and a must make!
  • For Cake:
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 5 large egg yolks, separate whites into a separate bowl
  • 1 cup sugar, divided into ⅓ cup and ¼ cup
  • ⅓ cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • For Pouring Liquid:
  • 12 oz can evaporated milk
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • For Whipped Topping:
  • 1 pint Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • Other Topping:
  • Ground cinnamon to sprinkle over top
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly coat a 9×13 glass baking dish with cooking spray. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar. Beat on high until combined. Stir in ⅓ cup milk and vanilla.Gentle fold in egg yolk mixture into dry ingredients until combined but do not over mix. Beat egg whites on high with an electric mixer and slowly add in ¼ cup sugar until stiff peaks. Fold egg white mixture into cake batter and then pour into pan evenly. Bake for 35-40 minutes and allow cake to cool completely. Once cake has cooled use a fork or end of a wooden spoon to poke holes in cake. In another bowl, mix evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and whole milk and pour Slowly into all the holes and around all the edges of the cake.Refrigerate for 1 hour to allow cake to soak up pouring liquid. Add heavy whipping cream, sugar, and vanilla into a bowl and beat on high until stiff peaks. Spread evenly over entire cake and sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve immediately and top with your favorite garnish.
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