Almond-Tres Leches Muffins

Almond-Tres Leches Muffins

Try the popular pastry tres leches (Spanish for “three milks”) in muffin form. Almonds give this moist morning treat sweet subtle flavor with a welcome crunch.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

12

muffins

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2/3
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
2
eggs
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/3
cup (from 14-oz can) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/3
cup whipping cream
1/3
cup milk
3/4
cup sliced almonds
Additional sweetened condensed milk (1/4 cup)
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or line with paper baking cups.
  2. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in almond extract and eggs. With spoon, stir in flour, baking powder, 1/3 cup condensed milk, the whipping cream, milk and 1/2 cup of the almonds just until moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (3/4 full). Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup almonds evenly over batter in cups.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove muffins from pan to cooling rack. Cool 10 minutes. Drizzle 1 teaspoon additional sweetened condensed milk over top of each muffin. Serve warm.
Makes 12 muffins
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To avoid soggy muffins, take them out of the pan immediately upon removal from the oven.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Muffin)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 20g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.