Servings: 12 to 16
In this twist on the classic Mexican tres leches cake, one of the three “milks” is rich, nutty coconut milk. Rum and flaked coconut in the topping amp up the tropical flavor even further.
Make Ahead Tips
You can soak the cake in the milk mixture up to a day ahead and top it up to 2 hours ahead.
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Flavorful, light, easy to prepare, rave reviews. Yummy!!!
so delicious! I've made the boozy berry topped version before, so I knew the base recipe was good, but the coconut is out of this world!
Made the cake the day before and let it soak overnight as per Fine Cooking tip! Finished it a couple of hours before serving. It was a huge hit - even after a more than satisfying meal ;-) Absolutely delicious!!!
Great dessert for a party. It is serves a lot of people and it looks nice with the toasted coconut on top. It is a little time consuming but because it is better made the day before it still works for a party. Have made it several times and everyone always raves about it.
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