Three Milk Cake - Pastel Tres Leches

Three Milk Cake - Pastel Tres Leches

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
15 mins
Level:
Challenging
Cooling:
30 mins
Yields:
12 servings

Savor this creamy Three Milk Cake - Pastel Tres Leches that will melt in your mouth. Three types of milk make this traditional cake of Latin origin an excellent way to impress your guests!

Ingredients

  • CAKE
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • CREAM
  • 1 can (14 oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 can (7.6 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ Media Crema, or 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • TOPPING
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

FOR CAKE:
PREHEAT
oven to 375° F. Grease and flour 9-inch springform pan.

BEAT egg whites and 1/4 cup sugar in large mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Combine egg yolks and remaining sugar in medium bowl; beat until light yellow in color. Fold egg white mixture and flour alternately into egg yolk mixture. Pour into prepared pan.

BAKE for 15 to 20 minutes or until just golden and wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven to wire rack.

FOR CREAM:
COMBINE
sweetened condensed milk, media crema, evaporated milk, brandy and vanilla extract in medium bowl; stir well. Prick top of cake thoroughly with wooden pick. Pour 2 cups cream over cake. Spoon excess cream from side of pan over top of cake. Let stand for 30 minutes or until cake absorbs cream. Remove side of pan.

FOR TOPPING:
BEAT
cream, sugar and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Spread over top and sides of cake. Serve immediately with remaining cream.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 servings of recipe
  • Calories 390
  • Calories from Fat 180

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 20g 31%
  • Saturated Fat 12g 60%
  • Cholesterol 170mg 57%
  • Sodium 100mg 4%
  • Carbohydrates 40g 13%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 31g
  • Protein 8g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 4%

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