Tres leches cake is one of the most beloved desserts in Latin America. Rich, moist, and sweet, this treat is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. To make this decadent treat, three types of milk – evaporated, condensed and regular – are added to a light sponge cake to give it its signature texture and flavor.
With 20 recipes for tres leches cake, there is something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a classic tres leches recipe, or something a little more adventurous, this list of recipes is sure to delight.
From strawberry tres leches cake to marshmallow frosting, these recipes will make sure that you’ll never forget your tres leches experience.
Coconut Tres Leches Cake Recipe
Coconut tres leches cake is a coconut-flavored spin on tres leches cake, a classic Latin American dessert. This recipe starts with a light and airy coconut milk sponge cake. The recipe then instructs you to pour a combination of three different types of milk—coconut milk, evaporated milk, AND sweete...
This Banana Tres Leches Cake is the perfect way to bring a tropical twist to a classic dessert. Moist layers of banana cake are soaked in a creamy three-milk mixture and topped with fresh banana slices. A light and airy frosting rounds out the flavor, making this a perfect treat for any occasion.
Tres Leches Cake with Toasted Marshmallow Frosting
A light and airy sponge cake soaked and flavored with a delicious mixture of 3 milks; giving it a very creamy, pudding -like texture that is just irresistible. It is then crowned with a to-die-for toasted marshmallow frosting that takes it to a whole other level of deliciousness. For best flavor and...
This is the best authentic Tres Leches Cake recipe! A light sponge cake soaked in three different types of milk making it sweet, ultra moist, and crazy delicious. There’s nothing quite like this easy traditional Mexican dessert!
Tres Leches Cake with Strawberries is wonderfully soaked with a mixture of sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy cream. On top a layer of freshhly whipped cream and sliced strawberries. Such a great Spring dessert!
Turn up the heat with this decadent Mexican Chocolate Tres Leches Cake! When a traditional tres leches cake just won't do, add a bit of chocolate, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper for a spicy surprise everyone will love!
This ridiculously easy Strawberry Tres Leches Cake tastes amazing and uses boxed cake mix to make your life even easier! It’s rich and creamy and full of milky goodness! You can top it with fresh strawberries and sprinkles like I did or you can use whatever you’d like!
Translating to three milks cake, Tres Leches Cake is a traditional Mexican sponge cake that's soaked in, you guessed it, three kinds of milk, for the ultimate moist, decadent cake. Think of it as a poke cake that we've lightened up with this easy recipe.