Keto Tres Leches Cake

Keto Tres Leches Cake

Introduction:

Indulge in a slice of heaven with our Keto Tres Leches Cake. This elegant dessert is a low-carb twist on the beloved classic, offering all the moistness and flavor you crave without the excess carbs. With layers of delicate cake soaked in a creamy mixture, topped with whipped cream, this keto-friendly treat is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth while staying on track.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 12

Difficulty: Intermediate

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: Mexican

kcal: 240 kcal per slice

Ingredients:

For the Cake:

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated erythritol
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Tres Leches Mixture:

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup granulated erythritol
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Whipped Cream Topping:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons granulated erythritol
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Preheat and Prepare: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a square baking pan.
  2. Mix the Dry Ingredients: In a bowl, whisk together almond flour, coconut flour, granulated erythritol, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add Wet Ingredients: In another bowl, beat the eggs, melted butter, almond milk, and vanilla extract. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until well combined.
  4. Bake: Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Prepare the Tres Leches Mixture: In a bowl, whisk together almond milk, heavy cream, granulated erythritol, and vanilla extract.
  6. Soak the Cake: Once the cake has cooled slightly, poke holes all over the surface with a toothpick. Slowly pour the tres leches mixture over the cake, allowing it to absorb.
  7. Whipped Cream Topping: In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream, erythritol, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
  8. Assemble and Serve: Spread the whipped cream over the cake and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

Note: This Keto Tres Leches Cake is a testament to the fact that you can enjoy the pleasures of a classic dessert while adhering to your low-carb lifestyle. Its delicate layers and luxurious creaminess make it a showstopper at any gathering.

Nutrition Facts (per slice):

  • Calories: 240
  • Fat: 22g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Total Carbs: 5g
  • Net Carbs: 3g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 1g

For a personalized keto meal plan or a 28-day keto challenge, check out these hyperlinks: Custom Keto Meal Plan and 28 Day Keto Challenge. Treat yourself to the lusciousness of this Keto Tres Leches Cake while staying true to your keto journey.

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