Pastel Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake)

Default Image
Recipe by Nestle Foods.  Visit the Nestles website for more delicious recipes.
  • PrepN/A |
  • TotalN/A |
  • ServesN/A

Ingredients

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

Instructions

Cake
PREHEAT oven to 375° F.
Grease and flour 9-inch spring form pan.

BEAT egg whites and 1/4 cup sugar in large mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Combine egg yolks and remaining sugar in medium bowl; beat until light yellow in color. Fold egg white mixture and flour alternately into egg yolk mixture. Pour into prepared pan.

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.

Cream
COMBINE sweetened condensed milk, media crema, evaporated milk, brandy and 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.

Topping
BEAT cream, sugar and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Spread over top and sides of cake. Serve immediately with remaining cream.
Recipes From GourmetSleuth.com - The Gourmet Food And Cooking Resource