Tres Leches Cupcakes

These best Tres Leches Cupcakes are gently taken in a 3 milk mix and also covered with whipped lotion and also a spray of cinnamon. One of our preferred Mexican treat recipes!

I have actually been requested years to transform my preferred Tres Leches Cake recipe right into cupcakes and also I lastly made it occur, with completion result coming to be a brand-new preferred dessert recipe! I have actually additionally transformed my German Chocolate Cake right into German Chocolate Cupcakes.

Tres Leches Cupcakes with whipped cream and a strawberry on top.

What I LIKE concerning this recipe:

  • Individual portions: These tres leches cupcakes make the best separately portioned treat that’s reduced calorie and also individuals go bananas for!
  • No butter or oil: I obtain asked constantly if this is an error (” where is the butter?”), however it’s not! This recipe is not made with butter or oil. The light and also ventilated appearance originates from whipped egg whites, and also the 3 milk mix put over the cupcakes includes the best sweet taste.

How To Make Tres Leches Cupcakes:

1. Combine completely dry components: In a tool dish integrate flour, cooking powder, and also salt.

2. Separate the eggs positioning the yolks and also whites in 2 different bowls. Add 3/4 mug sugar to the dish with the egg yolks and also blend above rate up until the yolks are light yellow. Add the 1/3 mug milk and also vanilla and also mix to integrate. Use electrical beaters to defeat the egg whites above rate, progressively including the continuing to be 1/4 mug of sugar as you blend, defeating up until tight heights.

3. Combine and also gather muffin tins: Pour the egg yolk mix over the flour mix and also blend simply up until integrated. Fold egg whites right into the batter carefully up until integrated. Divide batter uniformly amongst muffin linings.

4. Bake at 350 F for 12-16 mins, or up until a toothpick placed in the facility appears tidy. Remove from the stove and also enable to cool down totally.

Four process photos for making the batter and baking Tres Leches Cupcakes.

5. Poke openings in cupcakes. Use a lengthy toothpick or slim skewers to puncture openings deeply throughout each cupcake (however take care not to jab via the cupcake linings).

6. Add Tres leches (3 milks): Combine the vaporized milk, sweetened compressed milk, and also entire milk in a little dish. Slowly spoon 2 Tablespoons of the milk mix over each cupcake.

Two process photos for poking holes and pouring three milk mixture over tres leches cupcakes.

7. Refrigerate the cupcakes for at the very least 1 hr or over night, to enable them to absorb the milk.

8. Top with lotion and also offer. In the meanwhile, whip the whipping cream, sugar and also vanilla up until tight heights. Spoon a little over the top of each cupcake. Sprinkle with cinnamon and also include fresh strawberry pieces, if preferred. Enjoy!

Tres Leches cupcakes topped with whipped cream and cinnamon, lined up on a baking tray.

Make Ahead And Freezing Instructions:

To make in advance: Make the cupcakes 1-2 days beforehand (making them as much as tip 8 of the recipe) and also keep them, covered, in the fridge. (Do not jab openings in them yet).

To freeze: Make cupcakes as much as tip 8 and also enable them to cool down totally. Do not jab openings in them yet. Store them in a freezer risk-free bag for 2-3 months. Allow them to thaw totally, after that jab openings and also put milk mix over them.

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Tres Leches Cupcakes with whipped cream and a strawberry on top.

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Tres Leches Cupcakes

These best Tres Leches Cupcakes are gently taken in a 3 milk mix and also covered with whipped lotion and also a spray of cinnamon.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Servings 22 cupcakes
Calories 236 kcal
Author Lauren Allen

Ingredients

  • 1 mug all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps cooking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 5 big eggs , apart
  • 1 mug granulated sugar , separated
  • 1/3 mug entire milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 12 ounce can vaporized milk
  • 14 ounce can sweetened compressed milk
  • 1/4 mug entire milk
  • Foil muffin tin linings (not paper)

For the whipped lotion:

  • 1 pint hefty light whipping cream
  • 3 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • ground cinnamon , for covering

Instructions

  • Preheat stove to 350 levels F. Line a conventional muffin tin with aluminum foil linings (do not make use of typical paper linings; the milk mix will certainly saturate via).
  • In a tool dish integrate flour, cooking powder, and also salt. Separate the eggs, positioning the eggs in one dish and also the egg whites in an additional.
  • Add 3/4 mug sugar to the dish with the egg yolks and also blend above rate up until yolks are light yellow. Add the 1/3 mug milk and also vanilla and also mix to integrate.
  • Pour the egg yolk mix over the flour mix and also mix carefully simply up until integrated (do not over-mix).
  • Use electrical beaters to defeat the egg whites above rate. Gradually include the continuing to be 1/4 mug of sugar as you blend and also proceed defeating up until tight heights.
  • Fold egg whites right into the batter simply up until integrated.
  • Divide batter amongst muffin linings. (I load them 3/4 complete and also have the ability to obtain around 22 cupcakes.)
  • Bake for 12-16 mins, or up until a toothpick placed in the facility appears tidy. Remove from the stove and also enable to cool down totally.
  • Use a lengthy toothpick or slim skewers to puncture openings deeply throughout each cupcake (taking care not to jab via the cupcake linings).
  • Combine the vaporized milk, sweetened compressed milk, and also entire milk in a little dish.
  • Slowly spoon 2 Tablespoons of the milk mix over each cupcake.
  • Refrigerate the cupcakes for at the very least 1 hr or over night, to enable them to absorb the milk.
  • Just prior to offering whip the whipping cream, sugar and also vanilla up until tight heights. Spoon a little over the top of each cupcake. Sprinkle with cinnamon and also include fresh strawberry pieces, if preferred. Enjoy!

Notes

To make in advance: Make the cupcakes 1-2 days beforehand (making them as much as tip 8 of the recipe) and also keep them, covered, in the fridge. (Do not jab openings in them yet).

To freeze: Make cupcakes as much as tip 8 and also enable them to cool down totally. Do not jab openings in them yet. Store them in a freezer risk-free bag for 2-3 months. Allow them to thaw totally, after that jab openings and also put milk mix over them.

Recipe adjusted from Tres Leches Cake.

Nutrition

Calories: 236 kcal|Carbohydrates: 28 g|Protein: 5 g|Fat: 12 g|Saturated Fat: 7 g|Cholesterol: 83 mg|Sodium: 93 mg|Potassium: 188 mg|Fiber: 1 g|Sugar: 23 g|Vitamin A: 473 IU|Vitamin C: 1 mg|Calcium: 132 mg|Iron: 1 mg
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