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Tres leches cake


This is easy to prepare and takes maximum 40 minutes. It serves about 12 people.


  • 1 box Duncan Hines golden butter recipe cake mix
  • 2 cans (12 ounces each) evaporated milk
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 16-ounce carton light cream or half and half
  • 3 egg whites
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup light Karo syrup


  1. Pour into greased and floured 9x13-inch cake pan.
  2. Bake for 35 minutes at 350 degrees and let cool completely.
  3. In a bowl, mix the milks and cream.
  4. Pierce cake with a fork and pour the milk mixture evenly over it and let it absorb.
  5. In a saucepan, melt the sugar and syrup together over low heat.
  6. Let cool slightly. Beat the egg whites until foamy in a large bowl.
  7. Slowly pour over the warm syrup and continue beating the eggs until the meringue reaches a thick consistency.
  8. Add vanilla.
  9. Frost top of cake and keep refrigerated.