Tres Leches Cake With Berries
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Tres Leches Cake With Berries

A variety of milks combine in this cake to create a luscious treat.

The Story Behind the Recipe
8
servings
15 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cake

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup milk

Frosting

2 cups Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Milk Mixture

1 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Berries

1 cup fresh raspberries

1 cup fresh blueberries

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour 8-inch round cake pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar, butter and 2 teaspoons vanilla in bowl; beat at medium speed until combined. Add eggs; continue beating until light and fluffy.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl; mix well. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed. Add 1/2 cup milk; continue beating until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 24-29 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine whipping cream, powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in bowl; beat at high speed until stiff peaks form. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  6. STEP 6

    Combine half & half, sweetened condensed milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in bowl; mix well.

  7. STEP 7

    Slice cake in half horizontally. Place one cake layer, cut-side up, onto serving plate. Carefully pour half of milk mixture over top, a little at a time, allowing it to soak in before adding more.

  8. STEP 8

    Spread 1/2-inch layer of frosting onto soaked cake. Top with second cake layer, cut-side up. Pour remaining milk mixture over cake. Frost with remaining frosting. Refrigerate until serving time. Top with berries just before serving.

Nutrition

530Calories
34Fat (mg)
160Cholesterol (mg)
310Sodium (mg)
50Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
7Protein (g)

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  May 28, 2017

This cake makes a cook look really good! I served it at a family dinner party and guests were talking about the dessert weeks later. I used blueberries and raspberries.

— says Jeana
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  May 15, 2017

I made this Mother's Day and it was a big hit. Everyone loved it.

— says Barbara
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