FOOD

Tres Leches Cupcakes

How to make Tres Leches Cupcakes.

FOOD

Tres Leches Cupcakes

How to make Tres Leches Cupcakes.

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup or 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Milk Mixture

  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Frosting

  • 2 cups of heavy whipped cream
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup toasted coconut flakes
  • 1 cup strawberries

Steps

Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together and set aside.
  3. Then cream butter and sugar together until fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add eggs in one by one and continue whipping for another 2 minutes.
  5. In a measuring cup, add vanilla extract to milk.
  6. Add the flour mixture to the butter, alternating with milk; mix until well blended.
  7. Pour batter into pre-lined cupcake pan.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15-17 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Pierce cake several times with a skewer or fork.

Milk Mixture

  1. Combine the whole milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk together.
  2. Pour over the top of the cooled cake and let it soak for about 20 minutes.

Frosting

  1. Whip whipping cream, sour cream, and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  2. Pipe over top of the cupcakes, add coconut flakes, and a slice of strawberry on top for decoration.
  3. Be sure and keep cupcakes refrigerated, enjoy!