Three Milk Cake (Tres Leches) Recipe

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Three Milk Cake (Tres Leches)
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  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  2. Gradually beat in sugar until soft peaks form.
  3. Add yolks one at a time, beating until combined.
  4. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to egg mixture, alternately with water or skim milk.
  5. Stir in extract.
  6. Pour into a greased 13 x 9 baking pan.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes, or until cake tests done.
  8. Cool on wire rack.
  9. Poke holes all over cake with fork or thin straw.
  10. Chill, covered in fridge overnight.
  11. The following day: In a saucepan, combine condensed milk, cream, corn syrup and evaporated milk.
  12. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  13. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  14. Slowly pour over cold cake, letting milk absorb into cake.
  15. Cover, and refrigerate.
  16. FOR ICING: In a mixing bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form.
  17. Gradually beat in sugar until stiff peaks form.
  18. Stir in vanilla.
  19. In a bowl, combine the sour cream, icing sugar and almond extract.
  20. Fold in the whipping cream into the mixture.
  21. Spread over topping.
  22. Refrigerate until serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 365.5 Kcal (1530 kJ)
Calories from fat 142.06 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.78g 24%
Cholesterol 101.01mg 34%
Sodium 632.34mg 26%
Potassium 212.08mg 5%
Total Carbs 50.31g 17%
Sugars 26.08g 104%
Dietary Fiber 2.26g 9%
Protein 6.65g 13%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Calcium 161.9mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 243.31 Kcal (1019 kJ)
Calories from fat 94.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.51g 24%
Cholesterol 67.24mg 34%
Sodium 420.94mg 26%
Potassium 141.18mg 5%
Total Carbs 33.49g 17%
Sugars 17.36g 104%
Dietary Fiber 1.51g 9%
Protein 4.43g 13%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Iron 1.2mg 10%
Calcium 107.8mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.2
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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