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This recipe is amazing. This is the first recipe I have actually felt obliged to write a review for. Everyone was so impressed with this cake. I did double the milk mixture and also took another reviewer's idea and added 1/4 cup spiced rum to the milk mixture (I eliminated an equal amount of the evaporated milk) and I also added a tiny dash of rum extract to the frosting, although I think I'll leave that out next time and just use the rum in the milk mixture for a little extra flavor. This recipe makes a huge cake, it definitely won't fit into an 8x11 pan. I took my time pouring on the milk mixture and rubbing it into the top of the cake, and I drained out the liquid from the bottom a few times and poured it back over to make sure it really got worked in. Came out perfectly moist and soooo yummy. I probably could have left out maybe half a cup of the milk mixture as the cake would have been slightly less messy to serve if it was a bit less moist.

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mcrevell March 27, 2011

My cake's currently sitting in the fridge, having baked it last night, and I'm already thrilled with how it turned out.

I used 1.5x of the filling as recommended, and I think that's the perfect proportion. I can't wait to top with homemade frosting and strawberries - adding fresh fruit will definitely help with how sweet the cake is.

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AD #2 March 16, 2011

By far the best tres leches cake! Cake came out huge also.The frosting was also very good but next time I will put CoolWhip also.

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1baytown December 26, 2010

Followed recipe except I did soaked cake overnight as I had the time. It turned out great! Was a big hit. Thanks for a great recipe.

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LearnedtoLovetoCook December 25, 2010

This cake is absolutely delicious! I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out great, plus it is easy to make! Thanks for the recipe!

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eskunda May 29, 2010

Awesome cake. Some people don't want to try it due to its soggy appearance, but once they do, they are hooked.

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njenslin March 09, 2010

AWESOME cake my family and I love this recipe. Thank you for sharing.

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cocinero-tragon March 08, 2010

What a great and easy to prepare cake! I made if for a cook-out with Ecuadorian and Colombian friends. It was a big hit!

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trishtheteacher August 23, 2009

I absolutely love this recipe!!! I do agree that it isn’t wet enough so I add 1 can of coconut to the filling. I decorated mine with fresh coconut, strawberries, and blueberries. It was delicious!!!

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