Tres Leches cake

I love making this cake.

Its a Spanish cake when translated it stands for 3 milk cake. I came across this cake on Gretchen’s bakery website. I have adapted this cake to become eggless.

IMG_3477Ingredients:

  • 2 x cups cake flour.
  • 1 x cups castor sugar.
  • ½ x cup cooking oil.
  • 3 x tsp vanilla essence.
  • 1 x tbsp. white wine vinegar.
  • 1 x cup water.
  • 1 x tsp bicarbonate of soda.
  • 1 x cup cream.
  • 1 x can condense milk.
  • 1 x can evaporated milk.
  • 1 x cup milk.
  • Coca for dusting purposes.

Method:

  • In a bowl, mix cake flour and bicarbonate of soda.
  • In a another bowl, add the sugar, the water, cooking oil, vinegar and 1 x tsp vanilla essence. Whisk until all the sugar has been dissolved.
  • Pour water mixture into the flour mixture and whisk until the mixture is lump free and smooth.
  • Pour into a rectangle cake tin that has been greased.
  • Bake in a preheated at 180 degrees for 20 – 25 minutes on until the cake tester comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool, once completely cool. Leave cake in tin do not remove from the tin.
  • In a bowl, mix the evaporated milk, condense milk, milk nad 2 x tsp vanilla essence, until everything is well combined.IMG_3471
  • Take a straw or fork and poke holes into the cake.
  • Pour the milk mixture over the top of the cake.IMG_3475
  • Whip the cream till soft peaks form and spread the cream evenly over the top of your cake.
  • Sprinkle the cocoa powder over the top of the cream.