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a rectangular shaped cake with white whipped cream and cinnamon on top

Tres Leches Cake Recipe for Imbolc

We can’t wait for you to fall in love with this cake, soaked with milk and vanilla!
4.50 from 2 votes
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Resting Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Dessert, Desserts
Cuisine Imbolc
Servings 8 people
Calories 835 kcal


  • Stand Mixer, Hand Mixer, or Whisk
  • Oven



  • 1.5 c. all-purpose flour Magical properties: protection, healing
  • 1 tsp. baking powder Magical properties: purification, cleansing
  • .5 c. butter, unsalted Magical properties: smooth manifestation
  • 1 c. white sugar Magical properties: sweeten up the spell
  • 5 eggs Magical properties: manifestation, protection, fertility
  • .5 tsp. vanilla extract Magical properties: love, friendship, happiness

Cake Soak

  • 2 c. whole milk Magical properties: purification, nurturing, growth
  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk Magical properties: longevity, sweeten up the spell
  • 12 oz. evaporated milk Magical properties: concentration


  • 1.5 c. heavy whipping cream Magical properties: mother energy, nurturing, happiness
  • 1 c. sugar Magical properties: sweeten up the spell
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract Magical properties: love, friendship, happiness
  • 1 dash cinnamon (optional) Magical properties: speed up manifestation, money


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13” baking pan.
  • Sift flour and baking powder together and set aside.
  • Cream butter and 1 cup sugar together in a large bowl until fluffy.
  • Add eggs and the 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat well.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture 1/3 at a time; mix until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Pierce the cooked sponge cake several times with a fork.
  • Combine the whole milk, condensed milk, and evaporated milk together. Pour over the top of the cooled cake.
  • Whip whipping cream, the remaining 1 cup of the sugar, and the remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla together until thick. Spread over the top of the cake. Optional: Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • Enjoy!


Storage: This cake will last in the refrigerator, with plastic wrap, for 5 days.
Tip: Use a piping bag to create fluffy clouds of whipped cream on each slice!


Serving: 1sliceCalories: 835kcalCarbohydrates: 104gProtein: 16gFat: 41gSaturated Fat: 24gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 243mgSodium: 350mgPotassium: 499mgFiber: 1gSugar: 84gVitamin A: 1510IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 403mgIron: 2mg
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4.50 from 2 votes