Easy Tres Leches Cake

Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

I wanted to make a simple, quick Tres Leches cake for my family. Too many recipes I'd found called for fruit, or meringue, or coconut -- which detracts from the rich milk flavor.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat over to 350º.
  2. Grease or "pam" 9x12 baking pan.
  3. Beat eggs in a large bowl.
  4. Add water and cake mix and beat 3 minutes.
  5. Pour batter into pan.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, or until cake has lost its jiggly center and springs back when touched.
  7. Let cool to room temperature.
  8. Mix the 3 milks.
  9. Poke cake full of holes. A chopstick works great for this. Don't skimp on the holes; that's what allows the cake to absorb the milks.
  10. Pour the milk mixture over the cake slowly, until it's absorbed the liquid.
  11. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  12. Serve as desired. If you're serving company, you might cover the cake with whipped cream and fruit; you might just drizzle heavy cream over each serving; you might puree a carton of frozen strawberries and use that as a base to serve slices on.