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Tres Leche Cake

20160425_094545This is one of the best cakes ever. Super rich but super good too. I served it to my friends and colleagues. They couldn’t stop with 1 piece and wanted me to post the recipe asap. So here it is my friends. . Try and Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • Yellow Cake – 1 (baked in a 9 x 13 inch pan):
  • Recipe Link for yellow cake –  http://cookwithvinu.com/?p=1463
  • Evaporated Milk- 1 can
  • Condensed Milk – 1 can
  • Whole Milk- 1 cup

Method

  • Free the edges of the cake from the pan and poke holes all through the cake evenly with a skewer.

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  • In a bowl, whisk together the evaporated milk, condensed milk and whole milk.

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  • Pour the above mixture onto the cake.

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  • Let it sink in for a few hours.
  • Serve with whipped cream and cinnamon as a topping if you like. I served it just plain.

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Banana Chocolate Brownies

20160308_204446Goooey Chocolatey brownies. . Yummm.. Its my favorite. I love to devour it slightly warm along with vanilla ice cream. A little bite is enough to satisfy your taste buds and hit the spot. It can look like a lot of work but honestly, its pretty simple.

Ingredients

Butter – 1 cup

All Purpose Flour – 2/3 cup

Sugar- 1 3/4 cup

Salt – 1/2 tsp

Eggs – 3(large)

Banana – 1/2 cup(mashed, about 1 medium banana)

Vanilla Extract – 1/2 tsp

Cocoa Pw – 3/4 cup

For the Topping

Heavy Cream – 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp

Chocolate – 7 oz

Mini Marshmallow – 2 cups

Almonds(sliced) – 1/4 cup

Method

To Make the Brownie

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  • Melt butter in a small pan till golden brown in color. Let it cool for 5 minutes.

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  • Whisk in the sugar and salt.

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  • Add in eggs, banana and vanilla and mix well.

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  • Add flour and cocoa and gently fold in till combined.

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  • Pour into prepared pan and bake for 40-45 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

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To Make the Topping

To make the Ganache

  • Boil cream in a saucepan
  • Take the chocolate in a mixing bowl and add the hot cream to it.

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  • Mix it well with a fork/whisk till it thickens.The ganache is ready.
  • Pour this ganache on top of the cooled brownie.

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  • Let it set for an hour or two.
  • Now add the marshmallow on top evenly as well as the sliced almonds.

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  • Broil it for 30 seconds while rotating the pan every 10 seconds.
  • Ensure that the marshmallows do not get burnt. It should be golden yellow.

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  • Cut into pieces and enjoy.

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Adapted from Fine Cooking