Easy Tres Leches Cake with Cake Mix

This easy Tres Leches Cake with Cake Mix recipe uses boxed cake mix, sweetened condensed milk, and cinnamon for the best shortcut dessert you'll find!


1 box yellow cake mix whole milk butter vanilla extract eggs heavy cream evaporated milk sweetened condensed milk powdered sugar cinnamon

Step 1:

In a large mixing bowl, mix together cake mix, whole milk, butter, vanilla extract, and eggs. Pour cake batter into the prepared pan and bake cake according to package instructions.

Step 2:

While yellow cake bakes, whisk together half of the heavy cream, evaporated milk, and sweetened condensed milk.

Step 3:

Once cake is baked and allowed to cool for 10-15 minutes, use a toothpick or fork to poke holes all over the cake. A little bit at a time, pour milk mixture over the cake, allowing it to soak in before pouring additional mix. Continue until all milk is poured and soaked in.

Step 4:

Use other half of the heavy cream to make whipped cream; mix powdered sugar in slowly as you beat heavy cream in another large bowl with an electric mixer on high speed. Beat until soft peaks form on beaters.

Step 5:

Spread whipped cream over top of the cake. Sprinkle cinnamon to over the top of the whipped cream. Refrigerate cake for about an hour before serving.

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