Twisted Milky Way Delight—Dessert for 8

“Twisted Milky Way Delight” is a unique dessert that reimagines the traditional Mexican Tres Leches. This indulgent treat combines the creamy, moist richness of Tres Leches with an unexpected twist, offering a delightful surprise in every bite. Perfect for those seeking a new spin on a classic dessert.

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You Need This Stuff

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 15 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 5 large eggs, separated
  • 1 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 12 oz evaporated milk
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups whipping cream for topping
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar for topping
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract for topping
  • 2 Milky Way bars, chopped into small pieces

Do This With That Stuff

  1. ‘Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
  2. Grease your 9×13 inch baking dish with butter or cooking spray
  3. In your large mixing bowl, combine 1 cup all-purpose flour, 15 tsp baking powder, and 1/4 tsp salt Use your whisk to mix these dry ingredients until they are well combined
  4. In your medium mixing bowl, separate the egg yolks from the egg whites Place the egg whites in a small bowl for later use
  5. Add half of the granulated sugar (1/2 cup) to the egg yolks in the medium mixing bowl and beat them together using your electric mixer or hand mixer until they are light and fluffy
  6. Stir in 1/3 cup whole milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract into the yolk mixture with your rubber spatula
  7. Gradually add this wet mixture into your large mixing bowl containing the dry ingredients Mix gently with your rubber spatula until just combined
  8. In your small mixing bowl, beat the egg whites on high speed using an electric mixer or hand mixer until soft peaks form Gradually add remaining half of granulated sugar (1/2 cup) while continuing to beat until stiff peaks form
  9. Gently fold these beaten egg whites into the batter in the large mixing bowl using a rubber spatula until well incorporated Be careful not to overmix as this could deflate the batter
  10. Pour this batter into your greased baking dish and smooth out the top with a spatula if necessary
  11. Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean Use oven mitts to remove from oven safely
  12. Place baked cake on cooling rack and let it cool completely in its baking dish for about 20 minutes
  13. While cake is cooling, combine evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and heavy cream in a saucepan over low heat Stir occasionally until well mixed and heated through Do not let it boil
  14. Poke holes all over the cooled cake using a fork or skewer Pour the warm milk mixture over the cake, ensuring it seeps into the holes Let it soak for 30 minutes
  15. While cake is soaking, chop 2 Milky Way bars into small pieces on your cutting board using a serrated knife
  16. In a clean medium mixing bowl, combine 2 cups whipping cream, 3 tbsp powdered sugar, and 1 tsp vanilla extract Beat with electric mixer or hand mixer until stiff peaks form to make your topping
  17. Spread this whipped cream topping evenly over the soaked cake with your rubber spatula
  18. Sprinkle the chopped Milky Way pieces evenly over the whipped cream topping
  19. Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving to allow flavors to meld together’

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Beti’s Reflections

Picture this: I’m wandering through a bustling Mexican mercado, the air filled with the tantalizing aroma of fresh churros and flan. Suddenly, my taste buds are awakened by a unique dessert that’s unlike anything I’ve ever tried before. It’s a traditional Tres Leches cake, but with an unexpected twist – Milky Way bars! That’s right, folks. This is how I stumbled upon the recipe for our Twisted Milky Way Delight.

The Twisted Milky Way Delight Recipe is an indulgent treat that serves eight people and promises to be a crowd-pleaser at any gathering. However, it’s worth noting that this dessert is not suitable for those following vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free or low-fat diets. It’s definitely for those who love to indulge in rich and creamy desserts.

Our Mexican Milky Way Cake calls for everyday baking ingredients like all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt and granulated sugar. The eggs add structure while the whole milk and vanilla extract lend a creamy depth of flavor. But what makes this Three Milk Cake with Milky Way truly stand out are the three types of milk – evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and heavy cream – that soak into the cake to create its signature moistness. The whipped cream topping adds a lightness to balance out the richness of the cake while chopped Milky Way bars provide an unexpected crunch and caramel-chocolate flavor.

To make your Homemade Milky Way Cake, start by preheating your oven and preparing your baking dish. Combine your dry ingredients in one bowl and your wet ingredients in another before gradually combining them together to form your batter – remember not to overmix! After baking until golden brown, let it cool before soaking it in our three-milk mixture (this is where our Sweetened Condensed Milk Dessert Recipes come into play). While it soaks up all that milky goodness, whip up your cream topping and chop your Milky Way bars. Spread the whipped cream over the soaked cake and sprinkle with the chopped candy bars. Refrigerate before serving to let the flavors meld together.

And there you have it! Your very own Milky Way Tres Leches Cake, a dessert that’s sure to transport you straight to a Mexican mercado with every bite. This Twisted Milky Way Delight is not just a dessert, it’s an experience – one that combines tradition with a touch of whimsy. So why not give this Easy Baking Recipe a try? You might just find yourself on a culinary journey you never expected!

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