Tres Leches 'Three Milks'

Tres Leches 'Three Milks'

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"It is a delicious cake with a special syrup on it, and a meringue frosting. This cake requires refrigeration, and is served cold."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 435 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 76.1g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 12 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 310 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Grease and flour a 8 x 12 inch pan. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Separate 5 eggs, and beat the egg whites in a large mixing bowl. Add 1 cup sugar slowly to the egg whites, beating constantly. Add the yolks one by one, beating well after each addition. Stir in the 1 teaspoon vanilla. Sift the flour, and stir it into the egg mixture. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake the cake for 20 minutes, or until done. Cool.
  3. Blend the sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, milk, and 1 tablespoon vanilla. Pour this syrup over the cooled cake.
  4. To make Meringue Frosting: Beat 3 egg whites to soft peaks. Gradually add 1 cup sugar, and beat until stiff peaks form. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Frost the cake.
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Dealing with egg whites as icing: One reviewer said they don't use merengue for the frosting because of a distaste for raw eggs. I think a merengue frosting is necessary for this cake to be aut...

A way to avoid having too much liquid is to pour the milk mixture over the cake as soon as the cake comes out of the oven. Hope this helps!

This recipe is great. I make it in a 9x13 dish. When I take it out of the oven .I take a knife and skim off the skin(light brown part),while it is hot. While it is still warm, pour your milk mix...