Torta 3 leches

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Torta 3 leches

Serves 8
200g flour
90g sugar
10g baking powder
5ml vanilla essence
6 eggs

100ml condensed milk
100ml evaporated milk
100ml milk

3 egg whites
200g sugar
150ml water
Fresh strawberries, to serve

Torta 3 leches

1. Whisk the eggs, vanilla essence and sugar together until it triples in volume.

2. Sift the flour and baking soda into the batter and fold in with a spatula slowly.

3. Set the batter in a cake mould and bake for 25 mins at 180C.

4. Blend all the milk mix ingredients.

5. Remove the cake from the oven and make holes all over, using a skewer.

6. Pour the milk mixture over the cake and let it soak. Refrigerate overnight.

7. Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks to make the meringues.

8. Prepare syrup with the water and sugar, and when it reaches 118C – check with a thermometer – pour over the meringue by whisking continuously.

9. Cover the cake with the meringue, and burn using a torch or place in the oven until the meringue turns slightly brown.

10. Serve with strawberries on the side.