Desserts

Recipe for Tres Leche Cake

Tres Leches Cake Recipe (Three Milks Cake)

I made the most delicious Tres Leches cake tonight. It was moist, sweet, and topped with homemade whipped cream and fresh organic strawberries. Delicious, and so simple to make. You probably have most of the ingredients in your pantry – flour, sugar, butter, eggs, milk, condensed milk, evaporated milk, vanilla extract, and of course, the berries to top it off. What a delightful treat on a rainy Sunday afternoon. I had all the ingredients in my fridge – I keep condensed milk for my Vietnamese coffee (and heavy cream is always in my roommates’ parents flat, underneath ours). You can top… Read More »Tres Leches Cake Recipe (Three Milks Cake)

Flan Recipe, Caramel Flan on a Plate

Simple and Easy Flan

Delicious, glorious flan. My absolutely favorite dessert. It’s a Vietnamese favorite, and I grew up eating flan out of little plastic cartons. When I was growing up, my mom made flan all the time. And now I live on my own, I crave it from time to time. Creme caramel was introduced to Vietnam by the French. We call it “banh flan” or “kem flan.” No matter what it’s called, it’s just amazing deliciousness, and it’s best served cool, especially when it’s been sitting in your fridge for 24 hours. Nice and cold. So, what’s the secret of making the… Read More »Simple and Easy Flan