My son LOVES Tres Leches Cake so naturally, I had to make it for him when he told me that’s what he wanted as a graduation cake. (Our church just had the graduation ceremony for this year’s homeschool graduates.) I learned to make this using box cake mix. Sometimes coconut (like in this video), sometimes yellow, sometimes white. What makes it a “Tres Leches cake” (or Three Milks) cake is the addition of the sweetened condensed milk + two other milks after the cake has baked and then topping it with homemade whipped cream.
Box of cake mix (coconut, yellow, or white) prepared according to the directions on the box
Three milks totaling about 3 cups (I’m using 1 can sweetened condensed milk, about 6 oz. evaporated milk and regular whole milk until it all totals 3 cups)
For the whipped cream:
Heavy whipping cream
2 Tbsp sugar
Optional: Top with shredded coconut or fruit of your choice. Good options are pineapple, strawberry, blueberries, peaches, or mango
Also, in this video I mention my Atlantic Beach Pie video. Here it is: