Dulce de Leche Tres Leches Cake

What you'll need


Working Method

Mix cake according to manufactuer's instructions. Spray and paper two 8" round cake pans and deposit 12 oz batter into each pan. Bake at 350°F until cake springs back lightly when touched. Let cool completely. Mix together equal parts by weight sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, and half & half.  Weight cake, pour the same weight prepared milk over cake and let soak in completely. Mix together 1 pound 8 oz whipped topping and 4 oz dulce de leche. Place one cake layer on cake board. Pipe a border of prepared whipped topping around the edge of the cake. Pipe a layer of dulce de leche over top of layer. Add second layer and ice the entire cake. Use icing comb to pull lined designs in the side. Use star tip to create shell border of dulce de leche. Decorate top of the cake as desired.


Additional Info

Chef Tips

Some folks know this cake as “Quatro Leches” since it includes Dulce de Leche.  Name it whatever you like but know that it’s always delicious!  No pre-whipped topping available in your area?  Just order in Dawn Exceptional® VelveTop™ Enhanced Stability Vanilla Whipped Icing and Filling Liquid (00492687) and whip up.  Then sub in the same amount for whipped topping in your favorite recipes.

Would you like to turn this into a sheet cake or individual desserts?  Use a deposit of 2 lbs. of batter for each cake and bake in ½ sheet cake pans. After soaking, ice just the top of the cake. Cut into 3.5” x 2.75” rectangles and place in containers. Top with a zigzag of dulce de leche to finish.

  • Inline 12oz Safe-T-Fresh Tamper Evident Container (01130591)


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Sponge, Three Milk, Dairy, VelveTop, Non-Dairy, Caramel, Dulce de Leche, Spanish Cake

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