Tres Leches Cupcakes are a mild and ethereal cupcake that’s full of 3 decadent and creamy milks, then topped with a fluffy whipped cream and dusting of cinnamon sugar.

Are you acquainted with Tres Leches cake? It’s a light, sponge-like cake that’s soaked in three milks (tres leches). usually the cake is made in a bigger form, but I wanted something that became greater portable and ideal for unmarried serving.   


This Mexican-inspired dessert is a mild yet indulgent deal with this is in reality a breeze to make.

You is probably thinking if the cupcake wrappers are durable sufficient to hold in all the liquid from the cupcakes. there's zero leaking through or soggy wrapper bottoms. I’ve in no way had an problem with them making a mess when transporting either.


For the Cupcakes:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 5 whole eggs; separated
  • 1 cup Sugar; divided
  • 1/3 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

For the Tres Leches:

  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 (10oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (8oz) can evaporated milk

For the Topping:

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 to 4 tbsp powdered sugar
  • cinnamon sugar
  • fresh sliced strawberries


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees F and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. For the Cupcakes:
  3. In a massive bowl integrate flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  4. In another two bowls separate the egg yolks and whites. To the yolks add three/4 cup of sugar. Beat with a mixer till yolks are pale yellow and fluffy. upload coconut milk and vanilla extract. blend until blended. Slowly, and lightly include yolk aggregate into flour mixture.
  5. Beat egg whites on high till tender peaks shape. upload the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar and beat until stiff but now not dry. gently fold egg whites into batter until incorporated being cautious now not to over blend.
  6. Scoop batter into cupcake liners and bake for 15 mins or until toothpick inserted in center comes out easy. do away with to a wire rack to chill completely (about 10 mins).
  7. For the Tres Leches:
  8. In a bowl integrate 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, you can still of sweetened condensed milk, and evaporated milk. Whisk until smooth and mixed.
  9. Score the tops of every cupcake with a pointy knife so liquid can effortlessly be absorbed.
  10. Pour one tablespoon at a time into each cupcake, allow it take in and preserve till you've got placed three tablespoons into every cupcake. allow them to stand and absorb for approximately 20 mins.
  11. For the Topping:
  12. Beat the heavy whipping cream in a big bowl until gentle peaks shape, add the powdered sugar and retain to overcome till stiff. Pipe the whipped cream onto each cupcake and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar and top with sparkling sliced strawberries.

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