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Tres leches cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the syrup

  • In a pot add the milk, the heavy cream, the sweetened condensed milk, and transfer over low heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Stir frequently so that it doesn’t catch on the bottom of the pot.
  • Remove from the heat and add the chocolate into pieces. Allow 10 seconds for the chocolate to get hot, and then stir until it melts completely.
  • Set aside to cool well.

For the cake

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, the sugar, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, for 5-6 minutes, until very fluffy.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of the flour, and then add the eggs one by one. Wait for each one to be incorporated before adding the next.
  • Add the vanilla and keep beating.
  • In a bowl add the rest of the flour, the baking powder, the salt, the cocoa powder, and mix. Transfer to the mixer’s bowl and beat everything together for 10 seconds until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Transfer to a butter 20 cm cake pan lined with parchment paper, and bake for 1 hour.
  • Prick the whole surface of the cake, and while it is still hot, pour the syrup over its whole surface using a ladle.
  • Let the whole syrup be absorbed, grate the chocolate, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
44 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
74 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
160 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
32 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
64 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
32 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
14 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
12 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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