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Three Milk Cake

Three Milk Cake

"With a large Hispanic population here, I have found the best recipes for Mexican food. This traditional Tres Leches Cake is a cross between cake and pudding."
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1 h 5 m servings
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  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar until stiff peaks form. Add yolks, one at a time, beating until combined. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to egg mixture alternately with water. Stir in extract. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Poke holes in cake with a fork. Chill overnight.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the condensed milk, cream, corn syrup and evaporated milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Slowly pour over chilled cake, letting milk absorb into cake. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar until stiff peaks form. Stir in vanilla. In a bowl, combine the sour cream, confectioners' sugar and extract. Fold in whipped cream. Spread over cake. Refrigerate until serving.

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I had Three Milk Cake the first time at a little Mexican Restaurant. It was so good...not too sweet and really moisture. My friend who was half Mexican and he ate the cake with us. He told me th...

The cake turned out really great! It was very dense and moist and had a ton of flavor. I would've given this recipe 5 stars, but no one liked the sour cream icing-I ended up taking it al off and...

The recipe is so simple, if you need a short cut like I did, use (gasp) a boxed white cake, and follow the topping recipe. Since the topping is very sweet, the icing shouldn't be too sweet, bu...

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