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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!


  • 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


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



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


  • Pour the above mixture onto the cake.



  • 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.


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.


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


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.


  • Whisk in the sugar and salt.


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


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


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





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.



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


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


  • 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.


  • Cut into pieces and enjoy.


Adapted from Fine Cooking