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The Art and Joy of Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches
Javier Dominguez
Tres Leches

If we talk about delicious desserts, we cannot help but refer to the tres leches cake, let me tell you it’s story. Tres leches cake is one of the most typical desserts in all Latin America, so much so that it is now known in different countries. According to Larousse’s gastronomic dictionary, the famous tres leches dessert is made with cake dipped in a sauce just as the name “Tres Leches” says. You can easily find it ready in Latin American pastries, it is generally consumed at meetings and parties.  

The origin of this cake is unknown, since many Latin American countries claim it as their own, clearly who would not want to claim this exquisite dessert. It was promoted in the 1930s by dairy companies who printed recipes on can labels to increase sales. Even though the exact origin is unknown, it’s clear that every country has adapted their own method of preparing this delicious dessert.  

The preparation of this dessert is very simple, and you can make it at home, this is how I make it: typically, the base is a vanilla sponge cake, but you can also make it with strawberry, chocolate or even matcha, whatever flavor you like the most. Once baked, let it cool. The magic is in creating small holes with a bamboo skewer throughout the cake, this will make the next step easier. The next step is to mix these three types of milk: complete, evaporated and condensed, once mixed it is added to the cake little by little, letting the cake absorb the mixture. It is also very important that the mixture is distributed throughout the cake, so everything is unified. For decoration, it is usually decorated with whipped cream and strawberries as topping, but you can also play with the decoration to your liking. Finally, you place it to cool until you are going to serve it since the tres leches cake is eaten cold. For the best flavor, let the dessert cool for a whole day before serving. 

A great way to learn and appreciate each other’s cultures is when people from different cultures come together to share food. There is no better way to connect people than through food. Food can be a lot of fun, whether it is trying out new recipes or going out to eat at new restaurants. It’s a great way to get people together and have a nice time. Food can connect with people in many ways. Whether it is shared experiences, topics to start conversations, or special occasions, it has a way of bringing people together and creating memories. So why not leave your comfort zone and try new foods. 

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About the Contributors
Gabriela Vielma, Writer/Photographer
Gabriela Vielma is a Senior at Cypress Creek High School. She joined photojournalism because she was curious about the class and wanted to try a new class. Vielma enjoyed the course and would like to pursue a career in journalism, she aspires traveling and discovering the world doing so.
Javier Dominguez, Writer/Photographer
Javier Dominguez is a sophomore at Cypress Creek High School. He loves photography, as well as football, wrestling, and weightlifting. He aspire to be a great chef one day and own my own restaurant.

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