Tres Leches (Milk Cake) Recipe

Ingredients

45 m | 6 servings

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

Directions

Prep: 45 m | Cook: 55 m

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9x13 inch baking pan.
2. Sift flour and baking powder together and set aside.
3. Cream butter or margarine and the 1 cup sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and the 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat well.
4. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture 2 tablespoons at a time; mix until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Pierce cake several times with a fork.
6. Combine the whole milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk together. Pour over the top of the cooled cake.
7. Whip 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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