You would hope that a cake meaning "Three Milks" in Spanish would require heavy cream, and in this case, your hopes are answered. Surprisingly though, the heavy cream is the fourth milk: There's also coconut milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk. The heavy cream is for the whipped topping made with powdered sugar. This cake gets better with the more time you let the three milks soak the cake, so try to do up to that step the day beforehand. Oh, and the cake also soaks in rum.
This Tres Leches Cake recipe, soaked with a milky mixture laced with dark rum and coconut milk, is one of our most popular recipes. We’ve tested it at several parties and have yet to take home anything but an empty baking dish and a whole bunch of recipe requests.... Read More