Tres Leches Cake

• Cooking time 60 minutes
• Serves 12-16

Ingredients

-For the cake
4 Eggs + 1 extra yolk
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup Flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

-Milk Filling
1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 pint Milk
1 teaspoon of lime zest

-Frosting
1/2 pint whipping cream or 1/2 pint heavy cream
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

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Tres Leches Cake / Torta de Tres Leches

1. Preheat oven to 350F and cover a cake pan with cooking spray or butter.

2. Mix cake ingredients together until get a creamy consistency (eggs, sugar, butter, baking powder, flour and vanilla extract) and pour into prepared cake pan.

3. Bake for 20-30 minutes until knife inserted in middle comes out clean.

4. Allow to cool for 20 minutes.

5. While the cake is baking, mix filling ingredients together and refrigerate.

6. For frosting, whip cream until soft peaks form; blend in sugar gradually and add vanilla extract.

7. When cake is done, allow to cool; then fill with milk filling. Let the filling juices soak into the cake. Repeat the process until all filling juice is soaked in the cake.

8. You can poke holes in the cake or use a flavor injector.

9. Frost with whipped cream and decorate. I like to decorate with pieces of pineapple.

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