Mexican - Traditional Tres Leches Cake

Recipe by Um Safia
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat egg whites until peaks form. Add sugar gradually. Add yolks; beat 3 minutes. Combine flour and baking powder; add to egg mixture alternately with milk.
  • Pour into well greased 9 X 13-inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 to 40 minutes. Pour sauce ingredients into blender; blend.
  • Punch holes in cake with toothpick while yet warm; pour sauce over cake. Allow cake to cool in refrigerator before frosting.
  • To make frosting: mix all ingredients in the top of double boiler. Cook for 7 to 10 minutes while beating constantly.
  • Frost cake. Keep refrigerated.
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