With just 174 calories per serving, this delicious Latin-American dessert will leave you craving for more!
Stop wondering what dessert you'll have this week! A Tres Leches cake, of course! Not any Tres Leches, but THIS keto Tres Leches cake! Super moist, super delicious! Super easy to put together!
As a Puerto Rican, desserts are part of our weekly routine. We don't need a reason to have dessert. Just because is the perfect and acceptable reason. We don't need a celebration or a birthday to enjoy a cake. There's no such thing as a Boricua who needs a reason to have some cake. That simply doesn't exist.
The first time I tasted a Tres Leches cake I was probably 5 or 6 years old. I remember one of my aunts baked a Tres Leches cake. It was the strangest thing I have tasted, but I haven't tasted many desserts by then. Of course, I had tasted cakes before. I was born eating cake! But that one was different from everything I had tasted. Later that day, my aunt told us her secret ingredient... pancake mix. Don't you worry! I'm done talking about that Tres Leches with pancake mix.
In my early teenage years, I had my first store-bought Tres Leches cake. Though I liked the flavor, I hated the amount of sugar in it. Also, I'm not a big fan of canned condensed milk. There's something about it I just don't love. In my mouth, all of that sugar felt like a gooey viscous thing. Too sticky... too sweet. It was like spoonfuls of actual diabetes sliding down my throat.
When I began my path as a self-taught baker, I created a wonderful Tres Leches recipe that was so good it quickly became one of my bestse