Tres Leches

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Peruvian Kitchen

By Morena Cuadra and Morena Escardó

Published 2014

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The texture and flavor of this moist cake will improve if you make it in advance and keep it in the fridge. The traditional recipe covers the cake with a meringue layer, but if this is too sweet for you, leave it plain or add some whipped cream and fresh fruit instead. You are going to love it either way.


  • 3 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • teaspoon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Sift the flour together with the baking powder.
  3. Beat the eggs at the highest speed for about 5 minutes. They have to grow to about 3 times the volume (or more) from when you started beating them. Make sure your mixe