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Latin American Food and Desserts
September 1, 2011
Latin American Food and Desserts
© Gary Soup
The tres leches cake is one of the most classic of the Latin American food and dessert recipes. This rich vanilla cake soaked in three milks and iced with meringue or whipped cream has become famous world wide for its distinctive flavor, and its popularity has spawned a huge number of variations on the traditional recipe.

Some of these variations add yummy ingredients like dulce de leche and coconut to the mix. There are also some simplified versions that are designed to be quick and easy to whip up at a moment’s notice. When you don’t ave time for to make a cake from scratch, a tres leches cake recipe based on a cake mix can be a delicious alternative. Another fantastic version of this cake adds chocolate to the classic and starts with an easy devil’s food mix.