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 1/2 tsp
|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
packed coconut (optional)
|Tres Leches Cake Ingredients|
|Carla Tozcano, guest services assistant, preparing Tres 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