Tres Leches Cake (Flower)

Disney Park Recipe:

Location: Cinco de Mayo – Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival – EpcotWalt Disney World

Source: Disney Parks Blog


Ingredients Cake:

  • 1 1/2 cups pastry flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 8 large eggs, yolks and whites separated
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Whipped Cream, toasted coconut, for topping


Ingredients Syrup:

  • 14-ounce can sweeten condensed milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk or evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup white rum


Ingredients Guava Sauce:

  • 8 ounces guava paste
  • 1 cup warm water


Instructions for Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch cake pan. Set the pan aside.
  3. In a small bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder. Stir well.
  4. In a stand mixer with a whisk attachment on high speed, beat together the egg yolks and 1/2 sugar. Whip until thick and light ribbon stage is reached.
  5. Pour the mixture into a bowl and set aside. Clean the stand mixer and attachment well.
  6. In the stand mixer, whip the egg whites until foamy. Mix in the cream of tartar and the remaining 1/2 cup sugar. On medium speed, whip until glossy and stiff but you do not want it to be dry.
  7. Fold in 1/3 of the egg whites into the yolk mixture. Continue all the egg whites are folded in.
  8. Fold in 1/3 of the flour mixture. Repeat until all the flour is incorporated.
  9. Pour into prepared pan.
  10. Bake for 30 minutes for until golden brown and spongy.
  11. Let the cake cooled on a wire rack.
  12. While the cake is still warm, soak the cake with the syrup.
  13. Cool the cake completely before continuing.
  14. Ice the cooled cake with the whipped cream.
  15. Sprinkle the cake with the coconut.
  16. Drizzle for guava paste.
  17. Place in the refrigerator to set before serving.


Instructions for Syrup:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients. Mix together well.


Instructions for Guava Sauce:

  1. In a stand mixer with a paddle attachment on low speed, beat the guava paste.
  2. Increase the speed and slowly add water to thin enough to drizzle.
  3. Place in refrigerator until ready to drizzle over the cake.

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