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Chocolate 3 Leches Cake

1h 20 mins
25 mins
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If you love the traditional 3 Leches cake then you must try this Chocolate 3 Leches Cake. Enjoy this delicious bitter chocolate dessert. The secret is the frosting made with hazelnut cream, a touch that is very good with this combination. Cook this Chocolate 3 Leches Cake in an oven proof dish for your next event or for a birthday cake. You can decorate it with some chopped nuts like almond or walnut. Did you like this recipe adaptation?


8 portions
  • 3/4 cups flour, for the cake
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa, for the cake
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda, for the cake
  • 5 eggs, for the cake
  • 3/4 cups sugar, for the cake
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence, for the cake
  • 1 cup evaporated milk, for the 3 milks
  • 1 cup condensed milk, for the 3 milks
  • 1 cup whipping cream, for the 3 milks
  • 1/2 cups bitter chocolate, for the 3 milks
  • 1 cup butter, for the frosting
  • 2 packages cream cheese, for the frosting
  • 1 cup Hazelnut cream, for the frosting


Preheat the oven to 180 °C. (350 °F)
For the cake, in a bowl sift the flour with the cocoa and the baking powder.
Beat the eggs until they change color and add the sugar little by little. Continue beating until thickening. Integrate the vanilla.
Add the powders and mix in an folding way so as not to flatten the mixture too much.
Pour into a oven proof dish, previously greased and sprinkled with cocoa, bake for 25 minutes and let cool.
For the 3 milks, heat the evaporated milk with the condensed milk, the whipping cream and the bitter chocolate until it dissolves completely. Remove from heat and let cool.
With a fork, perforate the surface of the cake and pour the three milks little by little so that it is absorbed. Refrigerate at least one hour.
For the chocolate frosting, beat the butter with the cream cheese until softened and add the hazelnut cream. Place in a pastry bag with curly tip.
Decorate the cake making flowers with the frosting.
Cut a slice and enjoy


Decorate with chocolate cream.


Soak the cake constantly so it is very moist.

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Ratings (16)
Mshell Slate S
30/08/2020 08:26:21
Esta muy rico 👌
Rosa Maria L
16/06/2020 09:02:40
Sin mantequilla el biscocho?
Leticia Cruz
29/04/2020 01:58:27
Delicia de 3 leches
Rafael Enrique Zavala Guerrero
04/03/2020 22:19:48
Excelente receta
Isabel Hurtado
24/01/2020 14:46:21
Me muero de ganas de probarlo
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