VIDEORECIPE Traditional Mexican Tres Leches Cake
An authentic recipe for this classic milk cake. Make it today!
- 6 egg
- 200 g sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 150 ml milk
- 250 g self-rising flour
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1⁄2 tsp salt
- 150 ml heavy cream
- 1 can evaporated milk
- 1 can condensed milk
- 500 ml heavy cream
- 25 g sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Separate the eggs, and beat the yolks with 150 g sugar into cream. Add 1 tsp vanilla, milk, and combine well.
In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Add this to the wet mixture.
Beat the egg whites with 50 g sugar into stiff meringue. Add to the batter.
Grease your pan with butter. Pour the batter in. Bake for 30 minutes.
Combine the cream, condensed, and evaporated milk. Add 1 tsp vanilla and mix well.
When the cake is baked, poke the whole surface with a fork. Pour the milk cream on top. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit in the fridge overnight.
Whisk all the ingredients for the topping together. Spread evenly on top of the cake. Serve with strawberries and enjoy!