Recipe by Sweettreats
"A friend of mine requested a tres leches cake that wasn't soggy but full of flavor that could be decorated. This is what I came up with. Fill cake with vanilla cream mousse filling and top with your favorite buttercream recipe. You can also make a 9x13-inch sheet cake and soak with the tres milks, cut into individual servings, and top with mousse rosettes."
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cooking spray with flour
1 (18.25 ounce) package
white cake mix
1 1/2 cups
2 (5 ounce) cans
1 (10 ounce) can
sweetened condensed milk
heavy whipping cream
heavy whipping cream
1 (3.5 ounce) package
instant vanilla pudding mix
delicious reciepe......I made this for a MOTHERS DAY celebration......Everyone loved it!!
Live overseas and needed to make a 12x18x1 sheet cake but could only find one box mix. I used steps 1-4 to make a bigger cake and it turned out perfectly delicious. Frosted and made a perfect birthday cake even without the tres leches! Will try the rest of the recipie next time I'm in the states and can get all the ingredients!
Huge hit at work! Will definitely do this one again!
My maid of honor and I spent a week baking up and freezing thirteen of these cakes. It turned out DELICIOUS and saved me over eight hundred dollars on wedding funds. All of the wedding cakes we sampled were somewhat dry and not nearly as tasty as they were pretty... This on the other hand, still gets me compliments when I run into friends. Thank you for the great recipe!!!
I'm making this cake again for the 10th time today. It is by far the best tres leches recipe that I have come across. I first made it when I was looking for a cake for my daughter's birthday. Having grown up on these I went in search for one. Needless to say the bakeries are charging an arm and a leg so I decided to try one myself. This recipe produces a cake that is perfect to decorate unlike traditional tres leches that are soggy and cant support layers or decorations. The filling is super simple to whip up and delicious. I've been covering it with a stabilized whipped cream frosting and then decorating. It has been a hit everytime.
Excellent cake! I followed to the "T" except for the filling/frosting. I made in a 9x13 pan. Did not need filling, so used mousse for frosting. I found 2 cups whipping cream with 1 pkg instant pudding to be way too thick and did not provide an ample amount to frost 9x13, so used total of 4 cups whipping cream to 1 pkg instant French vanilla pudding. Got many compliments on the frosting, not too sweet since cake is sweet enough as is. Also the ratio of whipping cream made for a more "milk" flavor frosting that complimented the cake beautifully! Everyone thought frosting with buttercream would be way too sweet for this cake.
This was a huge hit at the baby shower I just threw. It solves the ultimate problem with tres leches cakes being too soggy to decorate. I used a little bit of almond extract in my buttercream frosting and it gave the cake a nice almond flavor twist.
Wow. I don't think I will make anything but this recipe for vanilla cake again. Didn't care for the pudding mixed with cream for filling It tasted to packaged/chemical for me. Will use a basic whipped cream for filling/frosting next time.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
White Tres Leches Cake
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 277
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