My neighbor had recently told me about a Tres Leche cake she made for her supper club. I must have been drooling as she was talking, as she sent me the recipe after we left each other . There is a local cuban restaurant that makes tres leche cake that sells out of this cake each night. Could it be that difficult to make Tres LEche Cake, three milks… I am all in on this one.
My friend sent over the Tres Leche Cake recipe from Pioneer Women. No harsh thoughts, even though I am a foodie, I have never made a Pioneer women recipe. I don’t own her books and do not subscribe to her blog. After this, I might have to.
Originally my husband was going to make this cake for me for my birthday but after reading the recipe post, he was a little intimidated by all the steps. I think he could have made this cake pretty easily but I was thrilled to tackle it myself.
You can find the Pioneer Women’s Tres Leche Cake recipe here and I followed it to a tee so no need to repeat a good thing.
I did take some pictures to show you step by step how to make Tres Leche Cake. No need to wait for Cinco De Mayo, this would make a great ending to any Fiesta.
Out of the oven. I thought I smoothed this out evenly. Maybe my oven is uneven. LOL
Could not keep it plain white. Just had to change things a little, so I covered it with shaved chocolate. The restaurant I talked about before also carries a chocolate Tres Leche cake…maybe next year.
COMMENTS: The pioneer women suggests not using 1 cup of the milk mixture. I think it should be more like 1/2 cup. Parts of the cake was still a little dry.
WANT A BITE? What is your favorite Cinco De Mayo recipe?