Baby food for lunch: Tres Leches League Cake

Dessert for baby lunch? Tres Leches Cake of course.


  • Cake:
    • 6 large eggs, separated
    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • Cream topping:
    • 1 14-ounce can evaporated milk
    • 1 14-ounce cans sweetened condensed milk
    • 1 cup cream
  • Ice Cream


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Lightly grease a pan.
  • Use an electric mixer to beat the egg whites on low speed to soft peaks, then slowly add sugar and beat to stiff peaks, then add yolks one at a time, beating after each.
  • Add in flour/baking powder, alternating with milk, working expediently. Bake until golden, 25 minutes in a good oven or 45 in mine.
  • To make the tres leches topping, whisk the ingredients together
  • Remove the cake from the oven and while still warm, pour the cream mixture over it.
  • Let sit and cool to room temperature.
  • Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Serve with the 4th leche, ice cream (in this case, Ronnybrook Vanilla)
  • For non-babies, feel free to douse in white rum

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