14 Reviews

This is good, but I think I'd like one with a homemade cake base better and real whip cream on top better. This one tasted kind of chemically.

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lolablitz June 21, 2011

This recipe was perfect - a quick, easy way to make tres leches cake! Yummy!!

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MrsM1021 April 17, 2012

This cake was fantastic. I made it for my co workers and the reviews were all 5 star. Prepared as directed, using Cool Whip for the top. I also had sliced fresh strawberries for those who liked fruit on theirs. The strawberries were a great addition. Will be making this again for sure.

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Margo59 June 08, 2011

I really wanted to make this cake as a "trial run" for a bachelorette party cake i'm making. I actually ended up making this recipe as cupcakes because we aren't big cake eaters and I didn't want my efforts to go to waste. I figured I could at least give out cupcakes to friends and family. They turned out great! Just as moist and delicious as regular tres leches cake! I used yellow cake mix and topped each cupcake with whipped cream and fruit.

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Irishgal523 July 05, 2010

So easy and so yummy! I used a white cake mix instead of yellow since the tres leche cake I had in Mexico was white but I think this would be good with almost any flavor of cake. I also added a layer of strawberries between the cake and the whipped cream. I didn't follow the measurements for the milk exactly I just dumped the cans of condensed and evaporated milk in and used the smaller one as a measurement for the normal milk and it turned out just fine. Such an easy way to make a wonderful desert!

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la-rojita May 06, 2009

My family rates all my new recipes on a scale of 1-10. This one got a 25 (a previously unheard of score)! My daughter had Tres Leche Cake for her wedding (in Mexico) and this was at least as good as that one. Definitely top with sweetened whipped cream.

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CalgaryCook July 21, 2008

I made this for a work potluck (Mexican Fiesta theme) and it went over great! The pan was empty and I had a lot of people tell me it was very good! I had never tasted or made one of these cakes before so I was a little nervous about it, but it turned out great! I used Cool Whip Lite on top and used fat free sweetened condensed milk. It was very good!

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BakerNoMo June 09, 2008

Yum! We made this , but followed the directions on the cake mix to bake the cake...then followed the rest of your directions. I would suggest to anyone making this to prepare it at least a day in advance as the cake soaks up more of the milk as it chills overnight in the fridge. We refrigerated it overnight, then spread a layer of Cool Whip Lite on top, and served. It was delicious! My brother loves to order Tres Leche cake at a local cafe and he deemed this one BETTER than the restaurant version! So thanks a lot Leenie! We can't wait to make it again!

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ChaseNNJ March 16, 2008

this is the first time making this and i took it to a party (without tasting first) and got raves about it from everyone! I inadvertantly used the cake mix directions, which called for oil instead of the water, but it came out okay anyway. Also, since i was taking it in the car and it was warm outside, i didn't want to use whipped topping, so i substituted a very light layer of BC Whipped Whipped Cream Frosting

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jean.james1 December 09, 2007

great cake...easy, easy, easy and so moist and yummy!

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Mrs. Zeller October 20, 2007
The Best Tres Leches Cake