Tres Leches Bread Cake

Tres Leches Bread Cake

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Tres Leches Bread Cake | Milk Bread Pudding | with step by step photos and video. A must try Mexican dessert. A deliciously rich and moist, milk-soaked bread cake that always gets compliments every time when it’s served. It’s sweet and refreshing.

What is Tres Leches cake?

A popular authentic Mexican moist cake. The syrup is made of tres leches (which means three kinds of milk). The syrup poured over the bread, makes every bite decadently moist. Moreover, the cake is rich but has a light feel to it and is balanced by the lightly sweetened whipped cream. 

How to make ?

Tres Leches Bread Cake | Milk Bread Pudding | with step by step photos and video. This cake is made with three layers: bread as cake, filling, and topping. This recipe calls for very simple ingredients, most of which are refrigerator and pantry staples. Evaporated milk with condensed milk is poured over the bread assembling. In addition it is topped with a 2-ingredient whipped cream frosting. Further, refrigerating or cooling makes it rigid in texture.

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Tres Leches Bread Cake

Course: DessertCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking timeminutes
Freezing Time

2

hrs

Tres Leches Bread Cake | Milk Bread Pudding| with step by step photos and video. A must try Mexican dessert. A deliciously rich and moist, milk-soaked bread cake that always gets compliments every time when it’s served.

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Ingredients

  • 8 Bread Slices

  • 2 tbsp Chopped Pistas & Almonds

  • Milk Syrup
  • 1 cup Milk

  • 4 tbsp Condensed Milk

  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Essence (optional)

  • Pistachio Syrup
  • 25 to 30 Pistachios

  • 2 tbsp Sugar

  • 2 tbsp Milk

  • Topping Cream
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Essence (optional)

  • 1 cup Whipping Cream

  • 2 tbsp Powdered Sugar

Directions

  • Firstly, remove the crust from the bread pieces. Keep them aside.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Making Pista Syrup
  • Soak 25 to 30 pistachios in water for 30minutes, Remove the husk and clean them.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Add these pistachios, 2 tbsp sugar in a mixie jar. Grind it finely.Tres Leches Bread CakeTres Leches Bread CakeTres Leches Bread Cake
  • Now add 2 tbsp milk and grind it to a fine smooth paste. Keep it aside.Tres Leches Bread CakeTres Leches Bread Cake
  • Milk Syrup
  • Let us start making a milk syrup. For that add 1 cup milk at room temperature and 4 tbsp condensed milk in a mixing bowl.Tres Leches Bread CakeTres Leches Bread Cake
  • Mix them well until condensed milk is dissolved.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Add 1/4 tsp vanilla essence and 2 tbsp pista syrup. Mix them well. Keep it aside.Tres Leches Bread CakeTres Leches Bread CakeTres Leches Bread Cake
  • Assembling
  • Now take a pan or bowl which you want to set this bread cake. Assemble the bread pieces without any gaps. Fill in all the gaps by cutting the bread slices to the required size and shape.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Now pour the milk syrup over the first layer.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Then place the bread slices second layer and assemble them properly without any gaps.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Pour the remaining milk syrup over the bread pieces.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Close it using a cling film and allow it to refrigerate for 30 minutes. Meanwhile let us make the top layer.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Cream Layer
  • Take 1 cup of heavy whipping cream in a bowl. Beat it until it forms soft peaks. Tres Leches Bread CakeTres Leches Bread Cake
  • Then add 1/4 tsp vanilla essence and 2 tbsp powdered sugar. Beat until it forms medium peaks.Tres Leches Bread CakeTres Leches Bread Cake
  • Then add the remaining pista syrup and combine them well.Tres Leches Bread CakeTres Leches Bread Cake
  • Final Topping
  • Now spread the whipped cream over the bread milk cake top.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Smooth over the top of the cake.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Sprinkle some chopped pistachios and almonds (optional).Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Close it with a cling film & refrigerate for 3 to 4 hrs. or Freeze it for 1 to 2 hrs.Tres Leches Bread Cake
  • Cut & serve the yummy bread cake.Tres Leches Bread Cake

Notes

  • For a rigid texture, do refrigerate for 3 to 4 hrs or freeze for 2 hrs.

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