A tres leches cake is a sponge cake—in some recipes, a butter cake—soaked in three kinds of milk: evaporated milk, condensed milk, and heavy cream. The BEST authentic homemade Tres Leches Cake. An ultra light cake soaked in a sweet milk mixture and topped with fresh whipped cream and cinnamon. This light and fluffy tres leches cake recipe uses four types of milk and is topped with whipped cream, making it extra moist and delicious. My mom's favorite cake is Tres Leches, a butter cake soaked in three kinds of milk. I developed a no-fuss version that's rich and tender. —Marina Castle Kelley . For the tres leches: Combine the heavy cream, evaporated milk and condensed milk in a small pitcher. Pierce the surface of the cake with a fork several times. Bake Alton Brown's take on Tres Leche Cake from Good Eats on Food Network. The 'three milks' used are evaporated and sweetened condensed milk, and . 2018. 8. 28. - Tres Leches Cake, or three milks cake, is a frequent flyer at our house in September. One of my daughter's favorites, it's often her birthday cake . Tres leches, which means 'three milks' in Spanish, refers to the whole milk, condensed milk and evaporated milk that make up a creamy soaking sauce for the .