Tres leches cake recipe

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

5 large eggs, separated

1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

1/4 cup heavy cream

One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk

One 12-ounce can evaporated milk

1 pint heavy cream, for whipping

3 tablespoons sugar

Maraschino cherries, to brighten

  1. For that cake: Preheat the oven to 350 levels. Grease and flour a 9- by 13-inch cake pan.
  2. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt right into a large bowl.
  3. Separate the eggs. Beat the egg yolks with 3/4 cup from the sugar on high-speed before the yolks are pale yellow. Stir within the milk and vanilla. Pour the egg yolk mixture within the flour mixture and stir very lightly until combined.
  4. Beat the egg-whites on high-speed until soft peaks form. Using the mixer on, pour within the remaining 1/4 cup sugar and beat before the egg-whites are stiff although not dry. Fold the egg white-colored mixture in to the batter very lightly until just combined. Spoon in to the prepared pan and spread to balance out the top.
  5. Bake before the cake is performed, 35 to 40 minutes. Let it awesome within the pan, after which come out (upside lower) onto a rimmed platter.
  6. For that tres leches: Combine the heavy cream, evaporated milk and condensed milk in a tiny pitcher. Pierce the top of cake having a fork several occasions. Drizzle the milk mixture outrageous and permit the wedding cake to sit down and absorb the milk mixture. Don’t be concerned about totally soaking the wedding cake! That’s what you would like.
  7. For that icing: Whip the cream using the sugar. Spread it evenly outrageous and sides from the drenched cake and decorate with maraschino cherries.
  8. Refrigerate until prepared to serve. Several hrs is okay. The cooler the wedding cake, the greater!

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