Tres Leches Cake


 I tried this recipe a few times until I gave up – the amounts just didn’t work – the cake pan was too big, and the liquids appeared too runny.

So I turned to Betty Crocker – and voila! Her recipe was fool proof! Here it is!


Premium Tres Leches Cake
  • Prep Time15MIN
  • Total Time1HR55MIN
  • Servings15



box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
1 1/4
cups water
tablespoon vegetable oil
teaspoons vanilla
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
cup whole milk or evaporated milk
cup whipping cream
container Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting



  • Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and flour or spray bottom and sides of 13×9-inch pan.
  • In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • Bake as directed on box for 13×9-inch pan. Let stand 5 minutes. Poke top of hot cake every 1/2 inch with long-tined fork, wiping fork occasionally to reduce sticking.
  • In large bowl, stir together sweetened condensed milk, whole milk and whipping cream. Carefully pour evenly over top of cake. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour or until mixture is absorbed into cake. Frost with frosting. Store covered in refrigerator.

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