Tres Leches cakes are good, but caramelised apple tres leches cakes are even better! A soft caramel cake filled with caramelised apples make a truly addictive dessert.

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Prep time 30 minutes
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Cook time 45 minutes

Ingredients

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For the milk soak:

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For the apples:

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Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Grease a 9x9 or round baking pan and set aside.

Step 2

In a large bowl add flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk and set aside.

Step 3

In a large mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks are formed. Scrape out egg whites into another bowl and set aside. 

Step 4

In the same mixer bowl, add butter, sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg yolk and vanilla extract. Gently fold dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Once mixed, gently fold the whipped egg whites in small batches at a time until fully incorporated. Once a batter forms, pour into the baking tray and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Once ready, let cool.

Step 5

Meanwhile, In a large bowl combine all the milk soak ingredients and set aside. 

Step 6

In a large saucepan add all the ingredients to make the caramelized apples. Cook until golden brown and a caramel begins to form. Separate the caramel from the apples and set aside and let cool. 

Step 7

Once the cake has cooled, poke holes with a fork and spoon milk soak mixture evenly throughout the cake.

Step 8

Top with caramelized apples and whipped cream. Drizzle with apple caramel, slice and serve.

Nutrition Facts :

Servings : 8
Amount per serving 
Calories            539
Total Fat 30.2g
Saturated Fat 18.5g
Cholesterol 209mg
Sodium 282mg
Total Carbohydrate          57.2g
Dietary Fiber 2.2g
Total Sugars 38.2g
Protein 12g
Vitamin D  11mcg
Calcium 371mg
Iron 2mg
Potassium 715mg

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