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Tres Leches Cake, first time tips anyone?

kjonyou | Sep 5, 201106:01 PM

I have a request to make one of these for a friends birthday. I have never tried one but from what I can see from pics on the internet it looks like it will be somewhat of a wet cake. I dont want to serve it out of a baking dish, I was wondering if it dries up enough overnight to put on a cake stand? If so, can it be flipped upside down for a flat top?

Also, I know that real whipped cream is the deal, but I am taking this over to a firends house. I dont want a thick heavy frosting, do you thing if I whipped in some Mascarpone with the heavy cream and sugar would hold up for a few hours? I heard cream cheese works but I dont want the tang it brings to the party.

Any suggestions?

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