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Horchata Tres Leches Cake

A tres leches cake with a twist. Made with horchata as one of its milk. Making this cake a true indulgence for any occasion.

Course Desserts
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15-20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Cake
Whipped Cream
Course Desserts
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15-20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Cake
Whipped Cream
Instructions
For the cake
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray with cooking spray a 9x13in pan and set aside.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl, give it a mix and set aside.
  4. Separate the eggs. Dropping the egg whites in a mixer and the egg yolks in a large bowl.
  5. Beat the egg yolks with a 3/4 cup of sugar until it turns a pale yellow.
  6. Stir in 1/3 cup of the Horchata drink and vanilla extract.
  7. Beat the egg whites on high speed until soft peaks form. Slowly pour the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar and beat until egg whites are stiff but not dry.
  8. Add the flour mixture to the egg yolk mixture and mix until well combined.
  9. The next step is to carefully fold the egg whites into the cake batter.
  10. Pour over the prepared pan and bake for 15-20 minutes or until after pocking with a toothpick it comes out clean.
  11. Mix the milks together in a bowl, including the remaining of the Horchata drink.
  12. Pierce the cake gently with a skewer wooden stick or a fork several times.
  13. Slowly drizzle all the milk over the cake, making sure that every bit had its share of milk. Let it rest and cool off completely.
  14. Set aside or refrigerate until you make the whipped cream.
For the whipped cream
  1. In a mixer beat the heavy cream and powder sugar until thick and spreadable. Add some flavor to the cream with the vanilla extract.
  2. Spread over the surface of the cake.
  3. Sprinkle some cinnamon powder. This serves as a garnish and also adds more flavor to the cake.
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