This Best Tres Leches Cake recipe is a decadent and moist dessert that is sure to impress your guests. The combination of three different types of milk creates a rich and creamy texture that pairs perfectly with the light and fluffy cake. This recipe is easy to make and is perfect for any special occasion or celebration.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon (optional for garnish)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Gently fold in the flour mixture until just combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and smooth the top.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. While the cake is baking, mix together the sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, whole milk, and heavy cream in a bowl.
  9. Once the cake is done, poke holes all over the top with a fork and slowly pour the milk mixture over the cake.
  10. Let the cake cool completely, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  11. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 380 || Carbohydrates: 45g || Protein: 7g || Fat: 20g || Saturated Fat: 11g || Cholesterol: 130mg || Sodium: 180mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 36g

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