T – Tres leches Cake / Three Milk Cake
Tres leches is a soft moist cake where three different kinds of milk are used, It is a delicious cake from Mexico.
Prep Time
45minutes
Cook Time
40minutes
Prep Time
45minutes
Cook Time
40minutes
Ingredients
For Soaking
Instructions
  1. Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Sieve the flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  3. In another bowl cream the butter with condensed milk.
  4. Add milk, vanilla essence and mix well.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet, mixing well to a smooth batter.
  6. Pour into greased and lined baking tin.
  7. Bake for 35- 40 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean.
  8. Let the cake cool.
  9. Invert on a tray and wait till it is at room temperature.
  10. Cut the cake into two.
Soaking
  1. Mix the condensed milk, evaporated milk and cream .
  2. Add few drops of vanilla essence.
  3. Pour the is milk mix gently over both the cakes.
  4. Let the cake soak the milk .
  5. Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.
Frosting
  1. Whip the cream till soft peaks form.
  2. I use a cream which is sweet and flavored with vanilla.
  3. In case you are using one which is not sweet , add sugar and vanilla essence.
  4. Frost the cake with whipped cream, place the second half making it a sandwich.
  5. Cover the cake with frosting,
  6. Place it in the frig.
Cake Lace
  1. Melt the dark chocolate compound till just melted.
  2. Pour it into a piping bag and snip off the tip.
  3. Pipe out a design with the chocolate on the parchment paper which has been cut according to the measurements. Make sure the design is connected, else the lace will fall off.
  4. Let the lace set.
  5. Remove the chilled cake and wrap the lace around the cake, peeling away the parchment paper.
  6. I poured some chocolate over the top and then garnished it with shredded white chocolate.
Recipe Notes

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This cake also goes to Valli’s Anniversary Mela.