Three-Milk Cake (Pastel De Tres Leches)

Recipe by Mysterygirl
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12-16
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and flour a 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan.
  • Sift flour with baking powder.
  • In large bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites until frothy.
  • Add sugar gradually, beating to form stiff peaks.
  • Add yolks, 1 at a time.
  • Slowly add flour and milk.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until edges are golden brown, about 40 to 45 minutes, Remove from oven and let cool on a rack.
  • Prepare Topping.
  • Pour Topping over cake and let sit until all the mixture is absorbed, 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Prepare Meringue and refrigerate.
  • Before serving, cut cake into squares and spread Meringue over each.
  • Garnish as desired with fresh berries and mint leaves.
  • Topping-------------------------H‘ .
  • Combine milks and sour cream (do not beat).
  • Use as directed.
  • Heat water in a saucepan. Add sugar and turn off heat.
  • Let sit until sugar is dissolved.
  • In clean electric mixer bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites.
  • Slowly pour sugar syrup over egg whites, beating constantly until meringue holds stiff peaks.
  • Store in refrigerator.
  • This can be served immediately but is best made 24 hours ahead and chilled.
  • The meringue will keep, covered, 2 days in the refrigerator.
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