Coconut Milk Cake

Pastel de Tres Leches con Coco

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Preparation info

  • 18

    Servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

Muy Bueno

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

The first time I had a bite of tres leches cake I thought someone had literally dunked the cake in milk. It has the texture of cake and the ice-cold taste of milk in every bite, and not just one type of milk but three, as tres leches means “three milks.” Although Mom and Grandma never made this cake, it quickly became a favorite for Yvette and me. Yvette even served it at her wedding! I love coconut milk, so when I created ou