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35 mins
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Traditional three-milk cake to share with the whole family, this recipe features a creamy milk and brandy sauce. It comes decorated with berries, to give a touch of acidity.
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8 portions
  • 10 eggs, separated into whites and yolks (for the cake)
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar, ½ cup for the yolks and the rest for the egg whites (for the cake)
  • 1 teaspoon liquid vanilla, (for the cake)
  • 1 1/3 cups flour, sifted (for the cake)
  • 1 can condensed milk, of 360 ml (for the sauce)
  • 1 can evaporated milk, of 397 ml (for the sauce)
  • 1 can half and half cream, 225 g (for the sauce)
  • 1 cup whipping cream, (for decoration)
  • 1/2 cups powdered sugar, (for decoration)
  • 1/2 cups powdered sugar, (for decoration)
  • 1/2 cups strawberry, (for decoration)
  • 1/2 cups raspberry, (for decoration)
  • 1/2 cups blueberry, (for decoration)
  • 1 twig peppermint, (for decoration)


Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
Beat the yolks with ½ cup of sugar and vanilla until they change color. On the other hand beat the whites with the rest of the sugar until it forms peaks. Incorporates the whites to the buds in an enveloping way.
Add the flour to the egg mixture and incorporate with wrapping movement. Pour into an 18 cm round pan and bake for 20 minutes or until cooked. Chill
For the sauce, mix the three milks and add the brandy. Reservation.
Unmold the vanilla cake and place it inside a plastic bag. With the help of a toothpick it chops the whole surface and slowly pour the sauce with a ladle to absorb it. Refrigerate one hour.
Assemble the cream to beat with the icing sugar until it forms hard peaks. Decorate the cake and serve.


Decorate with red fruits or pine nuts.


Add some stuffing like dulce de leche or fresh fruits.

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Ratings (9)
Noemy Castro
07/10/2019 11:43:59
Sencillamente delicioso. Gracias
Isabel Salazar Hernandez
26/02/2019 20:05:22
Herik Rincon
09/10/2018 23:37:51
Quiero mas resetas porfavor
Isa Barillas
26/06/2018 12:37:36
Me encanta esta receta
Magda Guadarrama
12/06/2018 22:35:16
Muy mala receta
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