Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

Yummies Spring 2012

March 1, 2012 

(Family Features) Simple ingredients like cinnamon, vanilla and sweetened condensed milk can help anyone make sweet creations that can turn every day occasions into special ones.

Makes 16 servings Pre: 15 Minutes Cook TIme: 30 Minutes

INGREDIENTS
• 1 18.25-ounce package Pillsbury® Devil’s Food Cake Mix
• 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
• 1 1/4 cups water
• 3 large eggs

MILK MIXTURE
• 1 14-ounce can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
• 3/4 cup half and half
• 3/4 cup evaporated milk
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
• 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

TOPPING
• 2 cups frozen chocolate whipped topping, thawed
• Chocolate decorator sprinkles

DIRECTIONS
Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for 13 x 9-inch cake using oil, water and eggs. While cake is baking, prepare topping. Combine sweetened condensed milk, cream, evaporated milk and vanilla in large bowl. Slowly whisk in cocoa and cinnamon. Whisk until cocoa is blended into milk.
Remove cake from oven. Cool 10 minutes. Using a meat fork or skewer, pierce surface of cake several dozen times. While cake is still warm, pour half the milk mixture over top. Let soak for 1 minute. Pour remainder over cake. Cover. Chill 1 hour. Spread with whipped topping. Top with chocolate sprinkles.

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