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Dulce de Leche Tres Leches Cake Recipe from Kraft

Tres Leches Cake means the cake of three milks. This one has the extra added bonus of deep caramel flavor from the dulce de leche. This cake has it's best flavor if made the night before serving. Recipe from Kraft.
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Prep Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 3 minutes
Servings: 16 Servings


  • 1 pkg. 2-layer size yellow cake mix
  • 1 can 13.4 oz. Mexican caramel spread (dulce de leche), divided
  • 2 tsp. water
  • 1 can 12 oz. evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
  • 1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping


  • HEAT oven to 350ºF.
  • PREPARE cake batter and bake as directed on package for 13x9-inch pan. Cool cake in pan 10 min. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
  • MIX 2 Tbsp. caramel spread and water until blended; reserve for later use. Blend remaining caramel spread with evaporated milk and sour cream in blender until smooth. Pour over cake, re-piercing cake if necessary until all milk mixture is absorbed. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • MICROWAVE reserved caramel spread mixture on HIGH 10 sec.; stir. Cool. Frost cake with COOL WHIP; drizzle with caramel. Keep refrigerated.
  • How to Easily Drizzle the Reserved Caramel
  • Use a spoon to drizzle the caramel sauce over the frosted cake. If the caramel is too thick, stir additional 1/2 tsp. water into the reserved caramel before drizzling over cake.
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