Three Milk Cake (Tres Leches)

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READY IN: 24hrs 35mins
SERVES: 12-15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually beat in sugar until soft peaks form.
  • Add yolks one at a time, beating until combined.
  • In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to egg mixture, alternately with water or skim milk.
  • Stir in extract.
  • Pour into a greased 13" x 9" baking pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes, or until cake tests done.
  • Cool on wire rack.
  • Poke holes all over cake with fork or thin straw.
  • Chill, covered in fridge overnight.
  • The following day: In a saucepan, combine condensed milk, cream, corn syrup and evaporated milk.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • Slowly pour over cold cake, letting milk absorb into cake.
  • Cover, and refrigerate.
  • FOR ICING: In a mixing bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually beat in sugar until stiff peaks form.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • In a bowl, combine the sour cream, icing sugar and almond extract.
  • Fold in the whipping cream into the mixture.
  • Spread over topping.
  • Refrigerate until serving.
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