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Happy 15th Three Milk Cake (Tres Leches)
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Happy 15th Three Milk Cake (Tres Leches)
Level
Easy
Prep
30 minutes
Cook
15 minutes
Servings
12 servings
Creamy, luscious Tres Leches Cake is a popular dessert throughout Latin America. For many, it's also part of baby’s first birthday party or a special fifteenth birthday tradition called Quinceañera. When a girl turns fifteen, it marks her transition from childhood to womanhood and this birthday is often celebrated with a Catholic mass, a waltz and a delicious feast. Serve this delectable cake at any celebration!
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Sweetened Condensed Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz
NET WT 14 oz (397 g)
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
MAKE IT
Step 1
Preheat oven to 375° F. Grease and flour 9-inch springform pan.
Step 2
Beat egg whites and 1/4 cup sugar in large mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Combine egg yolks and 1/4 cup 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.
Step 3
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or just until golden and wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven to wire rack.
Step 4
Combine sweetened condensed milk, media crema, evaporated milk, brandy and 1 teaspoon 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.
Step 5
Beat cream, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Spread over top and sides of cake. Serve immediately with remaining cream.
VARIATIONS
Substitute 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels for Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.
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