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Tres Leches Bundt Cake

A light sponge cake soaked in three types of milk, Tres Leches Bundt Cake combines the classic tres leches flavor with the beautiful look of a bundt cake. Top with fresh berries for a perfect summer treat, worthy of any celebration.

sponge cake baked in a bundt pan soaked in milk and decorated with whipped cream and strawberries

If you asked me what kind of cake is my favorite, the answer will hands down be bundt cakes. I love that they’re somehow fancy yet simple — so much easier to assemble than a layer cake, but just as celebratory and event-worthy.

(Love bundt cakes? Check out the 30+ bunt cake recipes I have on my site!)

If you asked me to choose a favorite flavor of cake, it might be a toss up between some sort of lemon cake and tres leches. I love the sweet vanilla flavor and custardy-like texture of tres leches cake.

While we usually find tres leches as a sheet cake (traditional tres leches cake recipe), I decided to try to combine my two big cake loves and make a tres leches bundt cake.

The end result? Absolutely delicious – no more work than a sheet cake, but the bundt cake shape makes it seem even fancier.

While tres leches cakes are always popular around Cinco de Mayo, I think this is a perfect cake to enjoy all summer long. Top with fresh berries and whipped cream, and I will gladly take a slice any day!

slice of cake on a speckled dessert plate with two strawberries
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