Drinks and Desserts

March 17, 2021
Cereal Tres Leches

Time needed: 1 hour.

DIFFICULTY: Easy
Makes: 1 dish

Ingredients:
Corn flakes cereal
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 pieces large eggs
1 cup sugar, divided
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup whole milk

Cake syrup:
1 can evaporated milk 340ml
1 can sweetened condensed milk 300ml (2/3 of a 400ml can)
1/3 cup heavy whipping cream

Cake frosting:
2 cups heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoon granulated sugar

Procedure:

  1. Prepare baking dish

    Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease the bottom and sides of the baking dish with softened butter and set aside.

  2. Prepare dry ingredients

    In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

  3. Mix wet ingredients together

    In another bowl, beat the yolks with 3/4 cup sugar on high speed, until creamy and the color has turned a pale yellow. Add the milk and vanilla then mix well.

  4. Make cake batter

    Stir the dry ingredients into the egg yolk mixture until everything is well combined. Set aside.

  5. Prepare egg whites

    In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until soft peaks. Gradually add the sugar while continuously whisking until stiff peaks form.

  6. fold egg whites into cake batter

    Carefully fold in 1/3 of the egg whites at a time into the cake batter until everything is well combined, making sure not to deflate the mixture.

  7. Bake

    Pour batter into the prepared baking dish and bake for 30-35 minutes. Let cool

  8. Make cake syrup

    In a bowl, mix together the condensed milk, cream, and evaporated milk until well combined.

  9. Soak

    Once the cake has cooled, pierce all over with a fork and drizzle the milk mixture on top. Allow the cake to rest and absorb the mixture for 30 minutes.

  10. Make frosting

    In a bowl, whip cream and sugar together until stiff peaks.

  11. Toppings

    Spread a thick layer of cake frosting on top of the soaked cake and top with a layer of cornflakes.