Irish cream tres leches

Let the countdown to St. Cinnabon cinnamon roll frosting recipe Patrick’s Day begin! Do you have plans for it this year? What kinds of ways do you celebrate? We never really celebrate it. Cinnamon bun icing recipe without cream cheese It’s just too crazy for me to go out and pay crazy amounts of money to be surrounded by obnoxious drunks. Cinnamon roll icing cream cheese I rather just stay in and make Irish coffees and eat Irish foods. Cinnamon sticky buns recipe no yeast Is this what growing up feels like???

This year, however, we have slightly different plans: we booked a trip to Boston! We planned to go to Boston last fall but couldn’t make it work.


Easy sticky cinnamon bun recipe So we decided to go this spring. Cinnamon sticky buns recipe biscuits The only time we could make it work was this weekend and we just so happen to arrive on St. Sticky cinnamon bun starbucks recipe Patrick’s Day. Sticky cinnamon rolls recipe Boston in a known for being rich in Irish Catholic culture so there are TONS of Irish pubs around us so we’ll have plenty to do on Friday evening. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe without cream cheese I even bought us Irish head-gear (a hat for my husband and a headband for me) and necklaces to show our pride. Best cinnamon bun filling recipe Who’s obnoxious now?!

Since I won’t be able to enjoy my own homemade Irish fare on St. Easy cinnamon roll filling recipe Patrick’s Day, I made some ahead of time. Cinnamon bread recipe without yeast I couldn’t decide on what I wanted to make so I took a look at my baking bucket list. Easy cinnamon roll recipe without yeast Yup, that’s a thing. Sweet roll dough recipe for bread machine I’ve been keeping a running list of things I need to bake for years. The best cinnamon bun recipe ever Other things on the list: every kind of bread, the perfect shortbread cookies, and cannolis.

While looking through the list, I saw exactly what I was gonna make: tres leches cake! I am OBSESSED with tres leches- how could you not be?! It’s a fluffy cake soaked in three (tres) milks (leches) – heavy cream, evaporated milk, and sweetened condensed milk. Easy cinnamon roll recipe no yeast But I’ve never made it at home before. Cinnamon roll dough recipe for bread machine Why not use this opportunity to make my first tres leches cake, but with an Irish flair?!

When I first took a bite of the finished product, I seriously melted from pure delight. Cinnamon roll frosting cream cheese Holy moly! The flavor was on point, the texture was perfectly moist, and the Irish cream stood out without being overwhelming. Mini cinnamon rolls no yeast It was utter perfection. Cinnamon bun recipe bread maker I was honestly shocked that my first tres leches came out this great!

Tres leches can be tricky because you want the cake to soak up all the milk but don’t want it to get soggy and grainy. Cinnamon roll recipe bread machine I’ve had some at restaurants that were soaked in milk but still tasted dry. Cinnamon roll recipe bread machine dough Sometimes soaking a dry, bland cake in milk just isn’t enough to save it.

In my research of the perfect tres leches cake, I learned that you want to make a light and airy cake that has air pockets all throughout which can soak up as much milk as possible. Cinnamon roll recipe from scratch no yeast But! You also need to have a cake that’s strong enough to hold all the milk without falling apart and getting mushy. Swedish cinnamon buns recipe uk This cake accomplishes both, mostly thanks to the whipped egg whites that you gently mix into the cake batter. Easy homemade cinnamon rolls from scratch without yeast See how fluffy the batter is?!

After you make the cake and it cools completely, you turn the cake over onto a serving platter. Cinnamon roll glaze no cream cheese Then, poke even more holes into the cake to help it absorb as much milk as possible. Cinnamon roll icing recipe easy Now it’s time to pour the milk all over and let it soak into the cake. Easy cinnamon roll recipe with cream cheese frosting It will probably pool on top and n the sides, but don’t worry it will soon get absorbed by the cake.

To top the cake, the traditional topping is whipped cream and a maraschino cherry. Cinnamon roll icing recipe with powdered sugar But since this is an Irish cream tres leches, we’re topping with Irish whipped cream, made with heavy cream, sugar, and, of course, Irish cream. Cinnamon roll topping recipe And instead of a maraschino cherry, I decided to top with a chocolate-covered espresso bean. Cinnabon cinnamon roll icing recipe There’s just something about Irish cream that reminds me of coffee so I liked this garnish better than a cherry.

Before you get going on this Irish cream tres leches, here are some more tips and tricks that I learned:

• As I said above, the key to an amazing tres leches in a light and airy cake that can absorb all of the milk. Cinnamon bun recipe with cream cheese icing We achieve this by mixing in the whipped egg whites separately. Frozen bread cinnamon roll recipe Make sure you gently stir the egg whites into the cake batter so they don’t deflate.

• Make sure you make the cake until its deep golden brown. Cinnamon roll icing recipe brown sugar I know this goes against your instinct to bake the cake until it’s just a light golden brown on the edges. Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe with cream cheese icing But trust me – if the cake is too fluffy, it will get soggy when soaked in the milk. Easy homemade cinnamon rolls recipe no yeast Check out the picture above to see how dark the cake should be once it’s done.

• The cake tastes best when it’s had enough time to absorb the milk, about 1 hour. Cinnamon roll frosting without cream cheese But I will say…the cake tasted even better the next day. Cinnamon bun icing cream cheese So if you can wait, let it sit overnight before serving.

• Since we’re flipping the cake onto a serving platter, it is so important that you probably grease the pan so that the cake won’t stick. Cinnamon roll icing without cream cheese I always butter my dish and then sprinkle with a little flour. Cinnamon roll glaze without cream cheese This has not failed me yet!

• If you don’t have a serving dish that can fit the cake, you can leave the cake in the cake pan. Cinnamon roll glaze cream cheese But just be careful when adding the milk mixture – it may overflow a little if you add it too quickly before it’s had time to get absorbed by the cake.

Well, that’s all there is to it! Hurry and get the ingredients today so you can make it for St. Cinnamon roll pancake recipe with cream cheese glaze Patrick’s Day this Friday! What else do you have on you menu for Friday?? Let me know in the comments below!

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cinnamon rolls recipe south africa Butter and flour a 9×13 casserole dish or baking pan. Easy cinnamon roll dough recipe This is important so the cake doesn’t stick! In a large bowl, mix flour, baking soda, and salt until combined. Cinnamon roll recipe without yeast or butter Set aside.

In the bowl of a stand mixer, add 5 egg yolks and 3/4 cup of sugar. Cinnamon roll recipe without buttermilk Beat with a beater attachment until the yolks turn a very light yellow, about 4-5 minutes. Cinnamon bread recipe no yeast Add milk and vanilla and mix until combined. Cinnamon bread recipe yeast Pour yolk mixture over the flour mixture and gently fold together just until combined.

Pour batter into prepared cake pan and smooth out with a spatula. Cinnamon raisin bread recipe without yeast Place in preheated oven to bake for 35 minutes, or until golden brown on top. Homemade caramel pecan cinnamon roll recipe It may be done sooner than 35 minutes but it’s important that the cake is golden brown on top so that it soaks up the leches.

Mix Irish cream, heavy cream, condensed milk, and evaporated milk together in a large bowl. Homemade cinnamon roll icing recipe Slowly pour the mixture all over the cake and make sure to get the edges too. Easy cinnamon bun recipe homemade There will be some pooling on top and on the sides but don’t worry, that will all get soaked up.

You got this!! I give you a list of tips at the end of this (and every!) blog post so read them over before trying this out. Homemade cinnamon roll waffle recipe And I am usually available immediately via email so reach out if you run into issues!

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