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(and you can too!) 

My Favorite Cake Recipes

by Michelle Garcia

Tres Leche Cake 

In the last issue we made cookies but let's switch up to something different, cakes! Here are two of my favorite cake recipes, especially the tres leche cakes! You’ll never know how it will turn out if you don’t try!

This is my personal favorite! Its origins are from Mexico. Learn how to make a dish from another country! 

Tres Leche Cake 

Supplies needed: A 9x13 pan preferably, but any size could work!

Cake part (ingredients) 

6 eggs 

¾ tsp vanilla extract

½ cup whole milk

1 cup granulated sugar

1.5 cup all purpose flour

½ tsp of fine sea salt

14 oz (400 ml) sweetened condensed milk or one can

12 oz (350 ml) evaporated milk or one can 

½ cup of heavy cream

If you want to be extra fancy you can add 1 vanilla bean! 

Dulce de leche part (ingredients)

4 cups of milk 

1.25 cups of sugar 



I love a good cheesecake bursting with flavor, but what I like the most is when every part of it is made!

New York Cheesecake (Ingredients)


1 ¼ cup Graham Crackers, finely crushed

2 tbsp granulated sugar

1 tsp Kosher salt

¼ cup unsalted butter, melted

Cheesecake filling:

32 oz cream cheese, softened

1 cup granulated sugar

4 whole eggs

1 egg yolk, separate

¼ cup heavy cream

¼ creme fraiche

2 tsp vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

2 tbsp cornstarch

Strawberry Jam:

1 lb strawberries, sliced in half

½ cup granulated sugar




Strawberry Jam: