Its Fathers Day today and I present this supermoist, milky nectar laden cake to the two most special men in my life.
One who is responsible for what I am today ” My Dearest Dad” thankyou dad for all your sacrifice, endearing love and never ending support. I love you.
and to ” My Sweet Hubby” who is my love, my life and wonderful Father to Baby A. I love you.
May God Bless you both abundantly and fill your lives with good health, happiness and peace.
Also not to forget all other fathers out there, who are true dad’s to their children and who make a difference to their lives. Happy Father’s Day to you all.
Coming to the recipe for today. This unique, light and delicious cake makes an unforgettable eating experience. Each mouthful of this cake bursts with milky nectar. Known as the`Tres leches cake, or Pastel de tres leches, meaning the “three milk cake”. It is a sponge cake or a butter cake which is soaked in three kinds of milk which is Evaporated, Condensed and Whole Milk. Simply delightful. Milk lovers will relish every bite of this cake.
The recipe below is taken from Allrecipes.com. It is highly rated recipe and has received hundreds of very good reviews. Do try it out.
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the 3 Milk Filling:
2 cups whole milk
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Any sliced fresh fruit of your choice.
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9×13 inch baking pan. Sift flour and baking powder together and set aside.
2. Cream butter or margarine and the 1 cup sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and the 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat well.
Carol Sequeira Pereira