Everyday Recipes

Mocha Tres Leches Cake

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Mocha Tres Leches Cake
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
24 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
20 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
25 min
Mocha Tres Leches Cake is a classy version of the traditional Tres Leches cake so popular throughout the Latin world. In this recipe, coffee flavors give this amazing dessert a flair that your guests will be talking about for a long time.


Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven according to cake mix package directions. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

Step 2

Dissolve 1 tablespoon coffee granules in 1 cup water. Prepare cake batter according to package directions, using coffee mixture, oil and eggs. Bake according to package directions. While cake is baking, make the sauce.

Step 3

Poke holes in cake thoroughly using a wooden pick, skewer or fork, penetrating to the bottom of the pan.

Step 4

Whisk together sweetened condensed milk, media crema, evaporated milk, warm water, 1 tablespoon coffee granules and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in medium bowl until coffee is dissolved.

Step 5

Pour 2 cups of sauce over cake. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

Step 6

Beat cream, sugar, 2 teaspoons coffee granules and remaining ½ teaspoon vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Spread over top of cake.


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