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Tres Leches cake Recipe


- 2 ½ cups flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder (Royal)
- 7 eggs, yolks and whites separated
- 1 cup sugar
- ¾ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 1 can evaporated milk
- 1 can of condensed milk
- 1 cup thick cream (not sweetened)
- ¼ cup brandy (optional)
- Butter to grease the mold

For the meringue:

- 6 egg whites
- A pinch of salt
- ¼ teaspoon cream of Tatar
- ¾ cup water
- 1 ½ cups sugar
- Lemon zest 


The oven is preheated to 190 ° C. Greasy and flour a round mold, 25 cm. in diameter. Sift flour together with baking powder.

In a large bowl beat the clear point of nougat, they added sugar and beat again until the peaks are consistent. Then they add the yolks one by one, reducing the rate of leaf and add one third of the flour and one third of the milk. Is repeated until all the flour and add milk with a little vanilla.

Pour mixture into the prepared mold and bake at 135 ° C from 35 to 40 minutes or until the introduction of a wire that comes out clean. Allow to cool 5 minutes and lubricants. Cut the cake into three horizontal layers.

In another bowl mix together the evaporated milk, condensed milk and cream, while the brandy is added. Distributed one third of the milk mixture over the first layer of cake, covering with the next layer and so on. With the remainder covering the entire cake. Sse can sting a little cake with a toothpick for entering the milk well.

For the meringue:

Beat the clear, salt and cremor Tatar until small peaks form. Book.

In a saucepan combine water, sugar and grated lemon. Boil over medium heat strong until about 120 ° C or until the syrup buy the ball loose. Retires from the fire. In the form of a thin jet joins the syrup to the beaten egg whites. Beat in 6 minutes or until mixture is firm.

Cover the sides and top of cake with meringue, end is decorated with a flower (carnation) and refrigerated until served.

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