Recipe by Chef John
"Tres leches cake is a cake soaked in a sweet milk syrup and topped with whipped cream. If you want to get really fancy, spoon some diced strawberries and syrup over the cake. It's really moist, delicious, and simple."
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vegetable shortening, or as needed
1 (15.25 ounce) package
yellow cake mix
1 (12 fluid ounce) can
1 (14 ounce) can
sweetened condensed milk
heavy whipping cream
white sugar, or to taste
I made this for my boyfriend's birthday. I added coconut extract on the milk syrup. It turned out delicious and so yummy. Thanks for the recipe.
This was fabulous!!! Everyone loved it
Just made this for the first time, no complaints here. It was great. Thanks again for another great one Chef John, and thanks to your mother as well!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
How to Make Tres Leches Cake
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 280
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