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Tres Leches (Milk Cake) Recipe

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This recipe for Tres Leches (Milk Cake), by , is from COOKBOOK WORTHY, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
LOIS MEYERS
Added: Monday, May 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter
1 Cup Sugar
5 Eggs
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
2 Cups Whole Milk
1 (14 Ounce) Can of Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 (12 Ounce) Can of Evaporated Milk
1 1/2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream
1 Cup Sugar
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour one 9x13 inch baking pan. Sift flour and baking powder together and set aside. Cream butter or margarine and the 1 cup sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and the 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat well. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture slowly, mix until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Pierce cake several times with a fork. Combine the whole milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk together. Pour over the top of the cooled cake. 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!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
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!

 

 

 

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