This cake is made with three layers: Cake, filling, and topping. There are 4 types of milk in the filling and topping (whole milk, condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy cream). This is an excellent cake for milk lovers!By Stephanie WattsSavePinPrintShare

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Tres Leches (Milk Cake) Stephanie Watts

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Recipe Summary

Servings:24Yield:1 -9×13 inch cakeNutrition Info

Ingredients

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  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Directions

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  • Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9×13 inch baking pan.
  • Step 2Sift flour and baking powder together and set aside.
  • Step 3Cream butter or margarine and the 1 cup sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and the 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat well.
  • Step 4Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture 2 tablespoons at a time; mix until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Step 5Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Pierce cake several times with a fork.
  • Step 6Combine the whole milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk together. Pour over the top of the cooled cake.
  • Step 7Whip whipping cream, the remaining 1 cup of the sugar, and the remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla together until thick. Spread over the top of cake. Be sure and keep cake refrigerated, enjoy!

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Partner Tip

Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:280 calories; 13.7 g total fat; 81 mg cholesterol; 87 mg sodium. 34.6 g carbohydrates; 5.5 g protein; Full Nutrition

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