Tres Leche Cake Recipe

Tres Leches Cake (Three Milks Cake)

This Mexican inspired dessert is made with a white cake soaked in three milk products: sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and cream.

25 min.prep time 3:55total time
15 servings
252 Ratings

Ingredients

Cake

1 (15.25- to 16.5-ounce) package white cake mix with pudding
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
2 tablespoons white cacao-flavored liqueur, if desired

Chocolate Mousse

1/2 cup milk
1 (3.1-ounce) package chocolate mousse mix
1 tablespoon white cacao-flavored liqueur, if desired

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour into prepared pan. Bake as directed on package until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan.

Combine half & half, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and 2 tablespoons liqueur in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed.

Poke holes with fork all over surface of cake. Slowly pour milk mixture over cake until completely soaked. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.

Combine 1/2 cup milk, mousse mix and 1 tablespoon liqueur in bowl; mix well. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Stir mousse mixture before serving. Pipe mousse with pastry bag or dollop with spoon onto each serving of cake. Store refrigerated.

Recipe Tip

This cake can be topped with chocolate mousse, meringue or whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 160

Fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 160mg

Carbohydrates: 26g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #10118©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I usually bake from scratch, but when I'm in a hurry this is just an awesome time saver! And it tastes just great!
there is no saying its out of this world, it would have you speechless. Take my word for it

Comment On This Recipe

Please correct the item(s) in red below:
5 Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Or
Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.
Submit
Thank you, your comment has been submitted for approval

Message:

Your friend thought you might be interested in Tres Leches Cake (Three Milks Cake)

Latest Blog

Chocolate Cake… it’s not just for breakfast anymore
August 29, 2014 by Alex

I admit it: I let my kids have chocolate cake for breakfast this week. Some of you are probably shocked and questioning whether I am fit to be a mom. However, I know there are a handful of “my people” who are saying, “See, I knew we could do this!” More ...

The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.

FREE Sign Up Includes:
  • Our Measuring Cup® Newsletter Preview »
  • Money-Saving and Exclusive Offers
  • Online Recipe Box

Already a Member? Sign In.

FPO IMAGE

YES. Send me the Measuring Cup® Newsletter.
Cancel and Go Back

Forgot Your Password?

Please correct the items(s) in red below

    We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.

    Reset My Password Cancel and Go Back

    Confirmation Email Sent

    We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.

    Close

    Welcome Back!

    If you are already a member, please sign in.

    Not a Simple Rewards Member? Join Now. Forgot Your Password?

    Check Your Email

    Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.

    If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.

    Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.


    Please correct the item(s) in red below

    *These fields are required
    Submit

    Thanks.

    Your question has been submitted.



    Close Window

    Email: