Phyllo Tres Leches

by Victor Martelle
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Yield: Pan of Phyllo Tres Leches

Ingredients

  • Box of phyllo sheets or puff pastry
  • 2 sticks butter
  • Can of sweetened condensed milk
  • Can of evaporated milk
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Utensils

  • Large mixing bowl
  • 13×9 in. baking pan or similar
  • Small boiling pan

Let’s Make It!

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Defrost phyllo sheets until pliable.
  3. Use stick of butter end to grease baking pan.
  4. Put together 2-3 phyllo sheets at a time and pack in pan. Repeat process until sheets are fully in pan.
  5. Melt rest of butter and pour onto sheets.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Mix together the sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, whole milk, eggs, and 1 tsp cinnamon.
  8. After the baking is finished, drizzle mixture onto sheets, leaving a little bit for some light drizzle at the very end.
  9. Let sit for 3-5 minutes.
  10. Resume baking for around 25-30 minutes.
  11. Combine sugar, water, and 1 tsp cinnamon, bring to hot/boil.
  12. After baking is done, drizzle this mixture on top.
  13. Eat as is or let settle for an hour or longer.
  14. Store in fridge for up to several days.

Notes & Alternatives

  • This is a variation of the recipe found on TikTok. Several slight variations exist.
  • If the sheets don’t fully fit the baking pan, don’t worry, the ends may become a little soggy but their texture and taste will resemble that of flan, it’s a win-win!


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