Pastel de Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake) Recipe

Pastel de Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake) Recipe

How To Make Pastel de Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake)

If you haven’t tried these pastel de tres leches yet, you’re missing out. This delicious and fluffy treat is made with 3 types of milk.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 50 minutes



  • 6eggs,separated
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • 1cupall purpose flour
  • 1tbspbaking powder
  • ½cupmilk
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupheavy whipping cream
  • 14ozsweetened condensed milk
  • 12ozevaporated milk
  • 1cupwhipped cream
  • 1cupfresh strawberries,sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Grease a 10×15-inch baking dish.

  3. Beat egg whites in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on high until stiff peaks form; gradually beat in sugar until the mixture is glossy.

  4. Beat in egg yolks, one at a time, combining each yolk before adding the next.

  5. Reduce mixer speed to medium and add flour, about 1 tablespoon at a time, to the mixture, beating continuously; beat in baking powder, milk, and vanilla extract. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until the cake is lightly browned and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean for about 25 minutes. Let the cake cool for 15 minutes.

  7. Pour 1 cup cream, sweetened condensed milk, and evaporated milk in a blender and pulse several times until well blended.

  8. Pour a three-milk mixture evenly over the cake. Refrigerate cake until cold and the milk mixture has soaked in for at least 1 hour.

  9. Cut in squares and top each serving with a dollop of whipped cream and a few sliced strawberries. Refrigerate leftovers.


  • Calories: 371.45kcal
  • Fat: 15.99g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.26g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.79g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.61g
  • Fiber: 0.54g
  • Sugar: 39.75g
  • Protein: 9.30g
  • Cholesterol: 131.44mg
  • Sodium: 206.23mg
  • Calcium: 297.91mg
  • Potassium: 305.87mg
  • Iron: 1.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 173.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.97mg
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