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    Mexican Tres Leche Cake

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    25 mins

    30 mins

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    cake

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Sift together the flour and baking powder.
    2. 2
      In another bowl, cream 1 cup of sugar and the butter until well blended.
    3. 3
      Add the eggs and ½ teaspoon vanilla extract and beat until foamy.
    4. 4
      Gently fold in the flour mixture, gently mixing until the batter is smooth.
    5. 5
      Pour into a lightly greased square cake pan and bake in a preheated oven (350°F) for 30 minutes; allow cake to cool.
    6. 6
      Whisk the condensed milk, evaporated milk, milk and rum together until well blended.
    7. 7
      Pour mixture over the cake.
    8. 8
      Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 hours.
    9. 9
      Whisk the heavy cream until it begins to thicken.
    10. 10
      Add 1 teaspoon sugar and vanilla extract, and continue whisking until stiff peaks form.
    11. 11
      Spread this cream over the top and sides of the cake.
    12. 12
      Cut into squares.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 25, 2010

      55

      I've made this cake twice. It's so delicious and you can't get enough. I baked the cake for 45 mins. at 325 degrees in a 7.5"x12" Pyrex pan and it was perfect. After baking, I poked holes all over the cake with a fork so the liquid would soak in. I substituted 1 TBSP vanilla for the rum.

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    • on May 13, 2002

      55

      This is very good. The first time I forgot to put the plastic wrap over the soaking cake, and we ended up with a cake float. The second time I followed the instructions explicitly and it turned out fine. Note to eaters: this is also very good without the frosting... try a little whipped cream and fresh berries on top... YUM. Thanks for posting Mille®™!

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    • on August 27, 2011

      45

      This cake tasted great and received many compliments. I made it the evening before a party. By the time I took it out of the pan, the next day it was quite soggy (more like flan than cake). It looked fine after I frosted it and garnished it. I think next time though I will use a little less milk and make it the day of my party.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Tres Leche Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (237 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 629.9
     
    Calories from Fat 296
    47%
    Total Fat 32.9 g
    50%
    Saturated Fat 19.6 g
    98%
    Cholesterol 215.3 mg
    71%
    Sodium 205.3 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 70.5 g
    23%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 46.5 g
    186%
    Protein 13.5 g
    27%

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