To celebrate it May 10 nothing better than making mom a delicious tres leches cake at home. Yes, that juicy dessert that everyone enjoys.
Actually, the cake They are the ones that Mexicans like the most, since there are studies that show our taste for sweet flavors.
One of the advantages of making the cake for the celebration of May 10 is that you can decorate it in your own way and more personalized. In this way, the birthday girl will feel more excited when she receives this gift, because she will understand that in this sweet you printed the great love you feel for her.
Do you agree that a celebration is not the same without the presence of a good cake? And, yes, it’s tres leches, what better way!
Next, we’re sharing the tres leches cake recipe so you can surprise mom May 10.
Cake with three milks
- 1 cup milk (240 ml).
- 1 can of condensed milk (397 g).
- 1 can of evaporated milk (352 ml).
- 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract (15 ml).
- 1 vanilla pod split in half lengthwise.
- ½ cup eggnog (120 ml).
- ½ cup dark chocolate (100 g) melted.
- 1 vanilla loaf.
- 1 cup of cream (240 ml).
- ¼ cup powdered sugar (30 g).
- ½ cup (40 g) shredded coconut, toasted
Combine the 3 milks and divide them into 3 portions. Mix one with the extract and inside of the vanilla pod, another with the egg yolk and the last with the melted chocolate. Refrigerate all 3 portions.
Assembly and decoration:
Cut the vanilla bread with a wooden skewer. Gradually pour in two-thirds of the vanilla milk. Beat the cream with the powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. cover its surface cake with whipped cream and sprinkle the grated coconut. Serve the remaining vanilla milk, as well as the eggnog and chocolate milk in glasses or cups, so each diner can add more milk to taste.
The most common topping for tres leches cakes is whipped cream. But there are those who say that it should be covered with meringue. This is what happens with recipes that interfere so much with our identity: everyone has a version that they claim is the definitive one.
Larousse Kitchen recipe.