Recipe courtesy of Ben Plastina

Tres Leches: Three Milk Cake

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  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings
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1 yellow cake mix (with pudding) baked as directed in 13- by 9-inch pan

For topping mixture:

1 can evaporated milk

1 can sweetened condensed milk

1 pint heavy whipping cream

1/2 cup rum (or to taste)

To finish:

Whipped cream, to cover cake

5 ounces sweetened coconut


  1. Poke holes in the cake with a fork all over. Pour topping mixture over cake. Let mixture absorb completely in refrigerator.
  2. Cover with whipped cream or cool whip and sprinkle sweetened coconut over top of cake.

Cook’s Note

OPTIONAL: Add macadamia nuts, cherries and/or pineapple.