Tres leches cake

  • Preparation Time40 mins
  • Cooking Time10 mins
  • Serves6
  • DifficultyEasy
1 sponge or Madeira cake, loaf-style
180ml evaporated milk
240ml whipping cream
1 (400g) can sweetened condensed milk

For the topping

240ml double cream
60g sugar
Smarties, Skittles or M&Ms
60g crushed Smarties, Skittles or M&Ms
1) Using a fork, punch some holes in the cake while still in the loaf pan.

2) In a medium saucepan, mix the two milks and the cream and heat over a low heat. When the milk mixture is hot, remove it from the stove.

3) Pour the milk mixture slowly over the cake, being sure to fill all the holes. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

4) For the topping, whip the double cream, slowly adding the sugar until soft peaks form.

5) When the cake is chilled, cover the cake with whipped cream and decorate with the sweets.

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