Tres Leches Cake I

Posted in on the 5th March, 2014

CAKE 5 eggs — separated
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup self-rising flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
MILK SYRUP: 1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1 12 oz. can evaporated milk
1 cup whole milk
1 tablespoon vanilla
MERINGUE: 3 egg whites
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Grease and flour a 8″ by 12″ pan. Preheat the oven to 350?. Separate the eggs, and beat the egg whites in a large mixing bowl. Add 1 cup of sugar slowly to the egg whites, beating constantly. Add the yolks one by one, beating well after each addition. Stir in the 1 teaspoon vanilla. Sift the flour and stir it into the egg mixture. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake the cake for 20 minutes, or until done. Cool. Blend the sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, whole milk, and 1 tablespoon vanilla. Pour this syrup over the cooled cake. For meringue, beat the 3 egg whites to soft peaks. Gradually add 1 cup sugar, and beat until stiff peaks form. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Frost the cake with meringue.


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