Tres Leches

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 599


6 large eggs, separated
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons mexican vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
1 cup heavy cream
4 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup corn syrup


Separate eggs and beat whites until stiff. Add yolks 1 at a time. Next add sugar little by little. Lower the mixing speed and add flour mixed with baking powder and salt. Lastly mix in vanilla and milk. Pour into greased 9 x 13-inch pan and bake at 350°F for 30-40 minutes, until almost golden.

While the cake bakes, whip together the 3 milks. When cake comes out of oven, while still warm, punch holes throughout cake with fork and pour over cake. Refrigerate and occasionally spoon milk run off back onto cake.

In a mixing bowl, add egg whites, cream of tarter, water, sugar and corn syrup. Beat until peaks form and spread over cake. Decorate with peaches or strawberries. Refrigerate before serving.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 599
Calories from Fat: 127

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