Tres Leches Cake


Butter and flour Sugar Egg yolks Egg whites Milk Vanilla extract All purpose flour Baking powder Sweetened condensed milk can Evaporated milk can Heavy whipping cream Maraschino cherries strawberries, raspberries, or cocoa powder (for decoration)

Make the batter and bake


Beat the egg yolks with sugar. Stir in milk, vanilla, flour, and baking powder. Gently fold the egg whites into the yolk mixture, then pour the batter into a floured pan. Bake until the toothpick comes out clean.

Poke the cake 


Let the cake cool completely. Place cooled cake on a deep serving plate and use a fork or toothpicks to pierce the cake in several places.

Pour the milk mixture


Pour the milk mixture all over the cake. Let this rest in the fridge to absorb all the milky goodness.

Make the whipping cream


Whip the remaining whipping cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2 tablespoons sugar until it thickens.



Frost cake with whipped cream and garnish. Store cake in the refrigerator until ready to eat.

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