DIY Recipe: Perfect Tres leches cake

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Tres leches cake.

Tres leches cake You can cook Tres leches cake using 18 ingredients and 13 steps. Here is how you make it.

Ingredients of Tres leches cake

  1. It’s of For the cake.
  2. Prepare 1 cup of all-purpose flour.
  3. It’s 1 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder.
  4. You need 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  5. You need 5 of eggs, separated.
  6. Prepare 1 cup of granulated sugar, divided 3/4 and 1/4.
  7. Prepare 1/3 cup of milk.
  8. Prepare of 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  9. Prepare of For the syrup.
  10. Prepare 1 can of evaporated milk.
  11. You need 1 can of sweetened condensed milk.
  12. Prepare of 1/4 cup whole milk.
  13. You need of For the toppings.
  14. It’s 1 pint of heavy whipping cream, for Whipping.
  15. Prepare 3 Tablespoons of powdered sugar.
  16. It’s 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  17. It’s of Chocolate shavings (optional).
  18. You need of Strawberries for topping (optional).

Tres leches cake step by step

  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Lightly spray a 9×13” pan with non-stick cooking spray..
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Separate the eggs into two separate bowls..
  3. Add 3/4 cup sugar to the bowl with the egg yolks and mix on high speed until yolks are pale yellow. Add the 1/3 cup milk and vanilla and stir to combine..
  4. Pour the egg yolk mixture over the flour mixture and stir gently with a spatula just until combined..
  5. Use electric beaters to beat the egg whites on high speed. Gradually add the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar as you mix and continue beating until stiff peaks..
  6. Fold egg whites into the batter gently using a spatula, just until combined..
  7. Pour batter into prepared pan. Make sure to smooth it into an even layer so your baked cake doesn’t have divots in it..
  8. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow cake to cool completely..
  9. Combine the evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and whole milk in a small bowl. Once the cake has cooled use a fork to poke holes all over the top of the cake..
  10. Slowly pour the milk mixture over the the top of the cake, making sure to pour near the edges and all around..
  11. Refrigerate the cake for at least 1 hour or overnight, to allow it to soak up the milk..
  12. In the meantime, whip the heavy cream, sugar and vanilla until stiff peaks. Smooth over the top of the cake..
  13. Sprinkle chocolate shavings. Serve with fresh sliced strawberries, if desired. ENJOY 🌹.

recipe by Flavoratte Kitchen @cookpad