Tres Leches Cake

After each colloquium, scholars are treated to a luncheon prepared by SAR’s guest services staff so that they can continue discussing the colloquium topic. A serving of Tres Leches cake can expand the conversation well into the afternoon.

1 pkg
1
1
1
1/4 C
1 1/2 tsp
1/2 C
white cake mix
12-oz can evaporated milk
12-oz can condensed milk
7.6-oz can Nestlé brand media crema
brandy or 1 1/2 tsp almond extract
vanilla extract
packed coconut (optional)
whipped cream
Tres Leches Cake IngredientsTres Leches Cake Ingredients
Tres Leches Cake Ingredients
Carla Tozcano, guest services assistant, preparing Tres Leches CakeCarla Tozcano, guest services assistant, preparing Tres Leches Cake
Carla Tozcano, guest services assistant, preparing Tres Leches Cake
Tres Leches CakeTres Leches Cake
Tres Leches Cake

Prepare cake batter and bake in 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish as directed on package.

Cool cake in pan 10 minutes.

Pierce cake with large fork at half-inch intervals.

In an electric blender, mix the three kinds of milk, brandy (or almond extract), vanilla extract, and coconut; blend until smooth. Carefully pour over cake, piercing cake as needed until milk mixture is absorbed.

Frost top of cake with whipped cream.

From Carla Tozcano, guest services assistant