|By verna on Sunday, January 16, 2000 - 01:14 am: Edit|
Does anyone have a recipe for 3 milk cake?
It is made with condensed sweetened milk, canned milk and fresh milk.
|By judymontreal on Sunday, January 16, 2000 - 05:41 am: Edit|
Verna, check a previous message under the title:
"Postre de las tres leches" from December 13.
I posted the recipe you want.
|By momoreg on Tuesday, January 25, 2000 - 12:23 pm: Edit|
I tried that recipe. Has anybody else? I've never had tres leches cake before, but this wasn't at all what I expected. The cake was very eggy. It was fun to try something new, anyway.
|By judymontreal on Tuesday, January 25, 2000 - 07:44 pm: Edit|
Momoreg, I looked back over that recipe. Still haven't had a chance to try it. 7 eggs?! It must be like a sponge cake. What was the texture like? A fine crumb or aerated and foamy? Does the cake hold all the liquid? I know, I know, - I should try it myself but lately I have had to almost fight for oven time. It must be wonderful to have an oven designated for just pastry. Sigh!
|By momoreg on Wednesday, January 26, 2000 - 07:53 am: Edit|
The cake didn't fall, but it became sort of compressed as it cooled, and the top was a skin that was separate from the cake, if you can picture that. It wasn't airy, and didn't hold all the liquid, but I probably should have tried adding more an hour later, because it wasn't completely saturated. I was in a hurry. The icicng was a lime flavored meringue. It was unusual, but not quite a seller. I baked mine in a convection. I think it would have risen differently in a deck oven.
|By d. on Wednesday, January 26, 2000 - 03:37 pm: Edit|
I've made 3 milk cake with just a regular sponge cake recipe(I don't recall the egg ratio, but it was pretty light and not very eggy). 10" cake pans and 1c. of each milk(condensed, evap. and heavy cream). I don't remember using all 3c. of the milk to soak 1 cake. I added lime zest to the sponge batter. I didn't care for the cake but the Mexican guys at work were very happy that I had made that for them for breakfast!
|By judymontreal on Wednesday, January 26, 2000 - 07:27 pm: Edit|
Thanks for the info both of you.