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Tres Leches Muffins

Tres Leches Muffins
  • Prep 1 hr 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 24
These Tres Leches Muffins are a wonderful way to delight any guest or to celebrate any special occasion. I hope you like them and try to make them yourself.

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk

Rum Whipped Cream:

  • 2 cups whipped cream
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract

Directions

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Put muffin cups in a muffin pan. Spray the muffin cups with cooking spray and flour them.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Let the mixture rest.
  • 3
    In a large mixing bowl, beat butter at medium speed. Gradually add the sugar. Beat for 2 more minutes.
  • 4
    Add the egg whites, one at a time. Keep beating. Add the rum extract.
  • 5
    Reduce the mixer speed and gradually add in the flour mixture. Add the milk and keep beating. Add the pecans.
  • 6
    Place approximately 3 tablespoons of the mixture into each muffin cup. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of each muffin comes out clean.
  • 7
    Let the muffins cool for 5 minutes before removing them from the pan. Once out of the pan, let rest for another 10 minutes.
  • 8
    Using a fork, pierce the upper part of each muffin.
  • 9
    In a small bowl, beat condensed milk and coconut milk until the mixture is smooth. Pour 2 teaspoons of the milk mixture on top of each muffin, allowing it to soak in through the holes. Refrigerate the muffins for 2 hours, until the mixture is absorbed.
  • 10
    Rum Whipped Cream: In a medium bowl, beat the whipped cream and rum extract until you get the desired consistency.
  • 11
    Top each muffin with approximately 2 tablespoons of whipped cream.

Expert Tips

  • Dust with cocoa powder. Decorate each muffin with a cherry.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • These Tres Leches Muffins are a wonderful way to delight any guest or to celebrate any special occasion. I hope you like them and try to make them yourself.
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