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Three Milk Cake - Pastel Tres Leches

Three Milk Cake - Pastel Tres Leches
Level
Easy
Prep
30 minutes
Cook
15 minutes
Servings
12 servings
  • Savor this creamy Three Milk Cake - Pastel Tres Leches that will melt in your mouth. Three types of milk make this traditional cake of Latin origin an excellent way to impress your guests!
Key Ingredients
Media Crema
Media Crema
7 oz. Can

Ingredients

  • 6 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 can (7.6 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ Media Crema, or 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup (5 fluid-ounce can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Make It

Step 1
Preheat oven to 375° F. Grease and flour 9-inch springform pan.
Step 2
Beat egg whites and 1/4 cup sugar in large mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Combine egg yolks and remaining 1/4 cup sugar in large bowl; beat until light yellow in color. Fold egg white mixture and flour alternately into egg yolk mixture. Pour into prepared pan.
Step 3
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until just golden and wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven to wire rack.
Step 4
Combine sweetened condensed milk, media crema, evaporated milk, brandy and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in medium bowl; stir well. Prick top of cake thoroughly with wooden pick. Pour 2 cups cream over cake. Spoon excess cream from side of pan over top of cake. Let stand for 30 minutes or until cake absorbs cream. Remove side of pan.
Step 5
Beat cream, 2 tablespoons sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Spread over top and sides of cake. Serve immediately with remaining cream.

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