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Tres Leches Cake

15 Jul

Now, I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love condensed milk. I have it in my oatmeal, I put it in jello, I even spread it on toast. Basically, I can slap it on just about anything and call it a meal. So when my friend suggested the Tres Leches cake as my next blog post, I jumped at the idea. I started searching recipes online and finally decided on a recipe from a trusted cook, Alton Brown! Honestly, there has not been an Alton Brown recipe that I haven’t liked, and sure enough this was no exception! It was scrumptious!

Did you know that Pastel Tres Leches means Three Milk Cake in Spanish? It is a sponge cake soaked in three different kinds of milk – condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy cream (this particular recipe calls for half & half, rather than heavy cream). The cake part is spongy and airy, so it does a great job of soaking up the milks without becoming soggy.

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