Anna's Tres Leches Cake

Anna’s Tres Leches Cake


Anna's Tres Leches Cake

Anna's Tres Leches Cake

Anna's Tres Leches Cake is a delectable Latin American dessert that captivates taste buds with its indulgent flavors and moist texture. This mouthwatering cake starts with a light and fluffy sponge base, expertly soaked in three luscious kinds of milk: sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy cream. The result is a velvety, creamy delight that simply melts in the mouth. Topped with a layer of whipped cream and garnished with fresh fruits or a sprinkle of cinnamon, Anna's Tres Leches Cake is a decadent treat that leaves a lasting impression. It's the perfect finale for any meal or a delightful surprise on special occasions.
Prep Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 418.3 kcal


  • Ingredients Required 12 items


  • 1 18 ounce Box of yellow cake mix
  • 1 31/2 ouncePackage vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 Cup whole milk
  • 1 Cup canola oil
  • 4 Large eggs
  • Milk syrup
  • 1 12 ounce Can evaporated milk
  • 1 14 ounce Can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Cup heavy cream
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon rum if desired
  • Non-dairy whipped topping We use Rich's on top, but 28 oz tubs of cool whip will also work


Directions to prepare 12 Steps
Heat oven to 350. Spray 9x13 pan generously with vegetable oil spray.
With an electric mixer, combine cake mix, custard mix, whole milk, oil, and eggs in a large bowl.
on low for 1 minute.
Stop the mixer, then scrape the bowl's sides.
Increase the mixer's speed to medium and beat for an additional 2 minutes, scraping the bowl's sides as necessary.
Pour batter into the prepared pan.
Golden brown will come after 32 to 34 minutes of baking.
Remove from oven and let cool in pan on a wire rack for two hours.
After the cake is cooled, poke holes all over the top of the cake with a fork. The more holes
the better.
Heavy cream, vanilla, evaporated and condensed kinds of milk, and rum should be whipped together.
Pour the milk syrup mixture over the cake's top, pausing each time to let the syrup sink in. 
Continue until all syrup has been used. It seems like too much, but it's not.
Chill cake for at least two hours while wrapped in plastic.
Top with whipped topping before serving.
Anna's Tres Leches Cake is a heavenly dessert that has won the hearts of dessert enthusiasts worldwide. Its unique combination of a light sponge cake soaked in three kinds of milk creates an unparalleled richness and creaminess that is difficult to resist. This Latin American delicacy is not just a cake; it's an experience that takes taste buds on an unforgettable journey. Whether served at family gatherings, birthdays, or celebrations, this indulgent treat leaves a lasting impression on everyone fortunate enough to savor it. With its delicate balance of flavors and moist, tender texture, Anna's Tres Leches Cake continues to be a beloved classic that exemplifies the magic of combining simple ingredients to create extraordinary delights.

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