Key Ingredients

A white can of sweetened condensed milk with blue labels beside the La Lechera logo and a plate of flan.
Condensed Milk

Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz Can

14 oz. Can


  • 1 box (15.25 ounces) white cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Fat Free Milk
  • 1 to 2 cups light whipped topping, thawed
  • Sliced strawberries for garnish (optional)

Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line mini cupcake tins with 48 paper liners.

Step 2

Prepare cake mix according to package directions using water, oil and egg whites; fold in chopped strawberries. Spoon into paper liners, filling 2/3 full.

Step 3

Bake for 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cupcake comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Poke holes in cupcakes with wooden skewer.

Step 5

Combine sweetened condensed milk, coconut milk and evaporated milk in a large bowl; stir well.

Step 6

Spoon about 1 teaspoon tres leches sauce over each cupcake. After sauce soaks in, top with dollop of whipped topping. Garnish with sliced strawberries.

Recipe Notes

Cook's Tip:

For added flavor, substitute melted butter for the vegetable oil that cake mix package calls for.

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