Thursday, May 26, 2011

Tres Leche (three milk cake)

What do I know about this humble cake??After watched the last season of junior masterchef Australia ..salute to those kids... i was eager enough to try out this cake... seems simple and not least milky... so i googled for the best recited recipes ( i hope )..found this one ..

verdict : if u don't like to drink plain milk before bedtime.... i bet you won't like this... with three different kinds of milk, top with, again.... cream... easy to say.. everything is about milk... but i loved this... simple taste with simple texture...

dare to try? here goes the recipe.... credit to mamapastel

  • 1 3/4 C all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 6 eggs separated
  • 1 1/4 C sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Soaking liquid
  • 1 can evaporated milk (12oz)
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14oz)
  • 1/3 C heavy cream

How to make the cake:

    1. Heat oven to 350. Coat 10 inch round springform pan with no nstick spray. Line bottom of pan with waxed paper; coat paper.
    2. Cake: Whisk flour and baking powder together. In bowl, beat whites until soft peaks form. Slowly add 1/4 C of sugar, until stiff peaks form.
    3. In separate bowl, beat yolks with remaining 1 C sugar and vanilla until thickened, about 3 min.

    4. Fold in whites, then flour mixture.

    5. Pour batter into pan. Bake for 38 min or until top springs back when pressed.
    6. Cool in pan for 10 to 15 min.
How to make the soaking liquid:
    1. In bowl, whisk the milks together.
    2. Take off waxed paper.With a fork, poke holes all over the top of cake.
    3. Place cake back into the baking pan and carefully pour milk mixture over cake until all soaked in.

    4. Refrigerate overnight or for at least 6 to 8 hrs.
    5. Top with fresh whipped cream or you can also add fresh fruit to your liking, or other pie fillings.


  1. gotta try this one! seems very very visit my blog
    i follow...tq for d recipe :)

  2. Bestnye kongsi resipi cake...nak nak nak

  3. kek ni rasa sgt kuat dgan susu... kalo org x biasa ngan susu.. bole pening, nk best, mkn dgan buah2 masam..tq

  4. hi...singgah ur blog...looks yummmy ur cake here...
    akan try satu hari nant..thnxs for sharing tis yummy recipe...:)
    i follow u dear..<3

  5. cuba jgn tak cuba aida...kalo x, tak tau camne rasanya...tq

  6. tanx...looks simple yet its taste really it so much..