Tres Leches Cake

After last week’s marble pound cake, I wanted to make another well-known yet simple cake that I had never tried – to eat or to make! This tres leches cake is a name that I often heard but never realized its meaning until I saw a recipe for it in this bible of a cookbook that I cherish so much. This latin american cake is meant to be a moist and simple cake. Tres leches means “three milks”, referring to the three types of milks traditionally used in such recipes: condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy (i.e. whipping) cream.

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Milk Chocolate Silk Tart

Yield: One 9-inch tart, 8-10 servings Recipe: 6/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 120     Having never been a fan of tarts (gasp!), I decided that if one tart would be able to convert me it would be the exquisite-looking milk chocolate tart portrayed in Anna’s cookbook. I figured that if I did not like…

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